On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1951

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, 1975-85 - "Lunatic Fringe"; "White Hot"), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Ronald Parise, Italian-American astronaut (STS 35, STS 67), born in Warren, Ohio
1951 Highlights

About May 24, 1951

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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