On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1951

Historical Events

Sports History

New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra wins 1st of his 3 MVP awards

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfredo Astiz, Argentine general and intelligence officer
  • Larry Burnett, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Firefall), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Mary Hart, American TV hostess (Entertainment Tonight), born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
1951 Highlights

About November 8, 1951

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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