On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1951

Historical Events

  • Intl Table Tennis Federation bans Egypt (for refusing to play Israel)

Famous Birthdays

  • Philippe Henri Edmonds, cricketer (in Zambia England slow left-arm)

Famous Deaths

  • Honeymoon Killers, dies in electric chair
  • John Winter Thompson, composer, dies at 83
1951 Highlights

About March 8, 1951

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces