On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1951

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Reitzes, American rocker (Iron Butterfly). born in Southgate, California
  • Musa Manarov, Soviet cosmonaut who spent 541 days in space (Soyuz TM-4, TM-11), born in Baku, Azerbaijan, USSR

Famous Deaths

  • Willem Mengelberg, Dutch conductor (Concertgebouw Orchestra, NY Philharmonic 1922-30), dies at 79
1951 Highlights

About March 22, 1951

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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