What Happened on June 4, 1951

Historical Events

  • Pirate's' Gus Bell hits for cycle helps beat Phillies 12-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Dickinson, American author (Waltz in Marathon), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • David Yip, British-Chinese actor (The Chinese Detective), born in Liverpool, England
  • Wendy Pini, American comic book writer (Elfquest), born in San Francisco, California
  • Yvonne van Rooy, Dutch State Secretary for Economic Affairs, born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
Born in 1951

Famous Weddings

Janet Leigh & Tony Curtis

American actress Janet Leigh (23) weds American actor Tony Curtis (26) in Greenwich, Connecticut, with Jerry Lewis as a witness; divorce in 1962

Famous Deaths

  • Serge Koussevitzky, Russian-American conductor (Boston Symphony, 1924-49), dies at 76
1951 Highlights

About June 4, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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