On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1951

Historical Events

  • 5th Tony Awards: "Guys & Dolls" (musical) and "Rose Tattoo" (play) win
  • E Purcell & EM Ewen detect 21-cm radiation at Harvard physics lab

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Pelander, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Michael Stanley Band)
  • Maisie Williams, Montserrat, rock vocalist (Boney M)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestEddie Collins

Eddie Collins, Hall of Fame baseball infielder (White Sox, A's) and manager, dies of heart problems at 63

Baseball Legend Eddie Collins
Baseball Legend
Eddie Collins

1951 Highlights

About March 25, 1951

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries