On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1951

Famous Birthdays

  • Bonnie Tyler [Gaynor Hopkins], Welsh rocker (Total Eclipse of the Heart), born in Skewen, Neath, Wales
  • Tony Rice, American bluegrass guitarist (J.D. Crowe and the New South), born in Danville, Virginia (d. 2020) [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Eugène Fiset, French Canadian military officer and politician (b. 1874)
1951 Highlights

About June 8, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini