On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1951

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for 2nd time to win National Boxing Association world heavyweight title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Ezzard Charles
World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jersey Joe
World Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jersey Joe
  • Lillian Hellman's "Autumn Garden" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis Rocco Prestia, American musician (Tower of Power)

Famous Deaths

  • Haj Ali Razmara, 33rd Prime Minister of Iran (1950-51), assassinated at 49
1951 Highlights

About March 7, 1951

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces