On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1951

Historical Events

  • US General Collins predicts use of atom bomb in Korea

Famous Birthdays

  • Angela Voigt, German DR, long jumper (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Denny Dillon, comedian (SNL, Dream On)
  • James Stephens, actor (Paper Chase, Devil's Island), born in Mount Kisco, New York
  • Jim Sundberg, American baseball player
  • Rodger Davis, Australian golfer (British Open runner-up 1997), born in Sydney, New South Wales
1951 Highlights

About May 18, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus