On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1951

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Stuart Havelock Hollingdale, anthropologist
  • Tony Evers, American politician, Governor of Wisconsin (2019-), born in Plymouth, Wisconsin

Famous Deaths

  • Agrippina J Vaganova, Russian ballet dancer and pedagogue (Fundamentals of the Classical Dance), dies at 72
  • Bedrich Antonin Wiedermann, Czech organist and composer, dies at 67
  • Reggie Walker, South African athlete (Olympic gold 100m 1908), dies at 62
1951 Highlights

About November 5, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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