On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1951

Historical Events

  • 1st North Pole flight in single engine plane-CF Blair

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Chernin, American businessman, President of News Corporation, born in Harrison, New York
  • Ron Levy [Reuvin Levi], American blues Hammond organist, and composer, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Dimitrios Levidis, Greek composer, dies at 66
  • Fanny Brice, American Zeigfield Girl and commedienne (Baby Snooks Show), dies at 59
  • Josef Bohuslav Foerster, Czech organist and composer, dies at 91
  • Robert Kahn, German composer, dies at 85
1951 Highlights

About May 29, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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