On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1951

Historical Events

  • Persian army takes over nationalized oil installations

Famous Birthdays

  • David Rodigan, radio DJ/actor
  • Ivar Formo, Norwegian 50K cross country skier (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Ken Reitz, American baseball third baseman (MLB All Star 1980; Gold Glove Award 1975; St. Louis Cardinals), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2021)
  • Raelene Boyle, Australia, sprinter (Olympic silver 1972)
1951 Highlights

About June 24, 1951

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer