What Happened on October 23, 1951

Historical Events

Event of Interest

English chemist Rosalind Franklin first identifies the two types of carbon produced by temperature, in paper published by the Royal Society [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • Charly García, Argentine singer (Sui Generis, Serú Girán), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • David Johnson, English soccer forward (8 caps; Liverpool FC, Ipswich Town, Everton, Manchester City), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2022)
  • Fatmir Sejdiu, Kosovar politician, First President of Kosovo (2006-10), born in Pakashticë, Yugoslavia
  • Michael Rupert, American actor (Pasadena Playhouse), born in Denver, Colorado
Born in 1951

Famous Deaths

  • Charlie Creath, American jazz trumpeter, saxophonist, accordionist, and bandleader, dies at 60
1951 Highlights

About October 23, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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