On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1951

Famous Birthdays

  • Dirk Kempthorne, American politician, Secretary of the Interior (Senator-R Idaho 1993-99), born in San Diego, California
  • Guy Gelso, American rock drummer (Zebra)

Famous Divorces

Frank Sinatra

Singer and actor Frank Sinatra and 1st wife Nancy (Barbato) divorce due to infidelity after 12 years of marriage

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

Famous Deaths

  • Jean De Raymond, French High Director of Cambodia, assassinated by a Viet-Minh agent (b. 1907)
  • Robert Grant Aitken, American astronomer (New General Catalogue), dies at 86
1951 Highlights

About October 29, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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