On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1951

Historical Events

  • 1st Netherland TV broadcast (Toverspiegel)

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Elliott, American Tony Award-winning musical theater orchestrator, film composer, pianist and bandleader, born in Wayland, Massachusetts
  • Romina Power, daughter of Tyrone Power and actress (Justine), born in Los Angeles, California


Sting [Gordon Sumner], British singer-songwriter and bassist (The Police - "Every Breath You Take") and actor (Dune), born in Wallsend, Northumberland

1951 Highlights

About October 2, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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