On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 1951

Historical Events

  • Gil McDougald ties major league record with 6 RBIs in 1 inning
  • NY Yankee Gil McDougald is 5th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (9th)
  • Royal Festival Hall opens in London
  • The Festival of Britain opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Cross [Geppert], American singer-songwriter ("Arthur's Theme"; "Think Of Laura"; "Sailing"), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Tatyana Tolstaya, Russian writer, born in St Petersburg, Russia
1951 Highlights

About May 3, 1951

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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