On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • AT&T becomes the 1st US corporation to have a million stockholders after young car salesman Brady Denton purchases 7 shares worth $1,078
  • Polish cultural attache in Paris, Czesław Miłosz, asks the French government for political asylum

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Frederiksen, rocker (Toto-Roseanna, Africa), (d. 2014)
  • Frank Wilczek, American Physicist (2004 Nobel Prize), born in Mineola, New York