What Happened on October 15, 1951

Historical Events

I Love Lucy

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

Event of Interest

First synthesis of an oral contraceptive (norethindrone) made by Luis E. Miramontes under direction of Carl Djerassi and George Rosenkranz at Mexican drug company Syntex

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank DiMino, American 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 Die), born in Devon, England

Roscoe Tanner (71 years old)

American tennis player (Australian Open 1977), born in Kiawah Island, South Carolina

Born in 1951

About October 15, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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