What Happened on March 9, 1951

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Edward Teller and Stanislaw Ulam submit a classified paper at the Los Alamos lab, in which they proposed their revolutionary new design, staged implosion, for a practical megaton-range hydrogen bomb

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Zille, South African politician, born in Johannesburg
  • Michael Kinsley, American journalist and editor, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Zakir Hussain, Punjabi tabla virtuoso, composer, producer (Global Drum Project), and film actor, born in Mahim, India
Born in 1951
1951 Highlights

About March 9, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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