On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1951

Historical Events

  • Juan Manuel Fangio of Argentina wins Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by taking out the Spanish Grand Prix at Pedralbes in an Alpha Romeo; wins by 6 points from Alberto Ascari of Italy
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Rajan Mishra, Indian classical music vocalist, born in Varanasi, India (d. 2021)
  • Ron & Don Galyon, American siamese twins (Jerry Springer Show), born in Dayton, Ohio
1951 Highlights

About October 28, 1951

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 70 years and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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