On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1951

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "King & I" opens at St James Theater NYC for 1246 performances

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

23rd Academy Awards: "All About Eve", Judy Holliday and José Ferrer win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American citizens Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are convicted and sentenced to death for conspiracy to commit espionage for the Soviet Union

Soviet Spy Ethel Rosenberg
Soviet Spy
Ethel Rosenberg

Famous Birthdays

  • Geoff Howarth, New Zealand cricket batsman (47 Tests, 30 as NZ captain), born in Auckland, NZ

Famous Deaths

  • Jerome Travers, American golfer (US Open 1915), dies at 63