On This Day

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

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

Actress Janet Leigh (23) weds actor Tony Curtis (26) in Greenwich, Connecticut

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? 70 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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