On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1951

Historical Events

  • "See it Now" premieres on TV
  • British troops occupy Ismailiya, Egypt
  • Former Cubs 1st baseman & future TV star of Rifleman Chuck Connors is 1st player to oppose the major league draft

Famous Birthdays

  • Heinrich Schiff, Austrian cellist and conductor, born in Gmunden, Austria (d. 2016)
  • Justin Raimondo, American author (Antiwar.com), born in White Plains, New York
  • Mark N Brown, Valparaiso In, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 28, 48, 66)

Famous Deaths

  • Johan van Maarseveen, Dutch Minister of Justice and Internal minister, dies at 57
  • Václav Kálik, Czech composer, dies at 60
  • Will Vodery, African-American composer, dies at 66
1951 Highlights

About November 18, 1951

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 70 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

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