On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1951

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Racial segregation in Washington, D.C. restaurants ruled illegal
  • US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests)

Famous Birthdays

  • Rob Baker, Canadian rock drummer (Red Rider)
  • Ronald Parise, Italian-American astronaut (STS 35, STS 67), born in Warren, Ohio