What Happened on March 7, 1951

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

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

Theater Premiere

Lillian Hellman's play "Autumn Garden" premieres on Broadway in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • (Francis) Rocco Prestia, American funk-rock bassist (Tower of Power),born in Sonora, California (d. 2020)

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? 71 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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