On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1951

Historical Events

  • Bill Mikvy (Temple) scores NCAA basketball record 73 pts

Famous Birthdays

  • Lindsay Cooper, British bassoonist, oboe player, and composer (Henry Cow; News from Babel), born in Hornsey, North London, England (d. 2013)
  • Rustee Allen, American funk and jazz fusion bass guitar player (Sly and the Family Stone, 1972-75; Robin Trower; Bobby Womack), born in Monroe, Louisiana
  • Sergei Aleksandrovich Yemelyanov, Russian cosmonaut
1951 Highlights

About March 3, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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