What Happened on October 15, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

"I Love Lucy", starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, debuts on CBS

Actor Desi Arnaz
Desi Arnaz
Comedienne/Actress Lucille Ball
Lucille Ball
  • Egyptian parliament accept denounces Suez Canal Treaty
  • Mexican chemist Luis E. Miramontes synthesizes the first oral contraceptive

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Dimino, rock vocalist (Angel), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Hani Al-Mulki, Prime Minister of Jordan (2016-present), born in Amman, Jordan
  • Peter Richardson, British actor, writer and director (The Comic Strip Presents, The Pope Must Diet), born in Devon, England

Person of interestRoscoe Tanner

Roscoe Tanner, American tennis player (Wimbledon Finals 1979), born in Kiawah Island, South Carolina

Tennis Player and Australian Open Roscoe Tanner
Tennis Player and Australian Open
Roscoe Tanner