On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1951

Historical Events

Baseball Record

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

  • Bernardus J Alfrink appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Utrecht and Titular Archbishop of Tyana

Radio Premiere

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

  • The Jerry Colonna Show debuts on ABC-TV
1951 Highlights

About May 28, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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