On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1951

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

After going 0-for-12, Willie Mays connects for his 1st major league home run

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • Bernardus J Alfrink appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Utrecht and Titular Archbishop of Tyana

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Radio programme "Crazy People" (later titled The Goon Show) premieres on the BBC, created by Spike Milligan

Comedian and author Spike Milligan
Comedian and author
Spike Milligan
  • The Jerry Colonna Show debuts on ABC-TV
1951 Highlights

About May 28, 1951

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

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini