On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1951

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBob Geldof

Bob Geldof, Irish singer (The Boomtown Rats) and activist (Live Aid), born in DĂșn Laoghaire, Ireland

Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist Bob Geldof
Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist
Bob Geldof
  • Karen Allen, American actress (Cruising, Starman, Wanderers), born in Carrollton, Illinois
  • Leah Poulos-Mueller, American speed skater (Olympic gold 1980), born in Berwyn, Illinois
1951 Highlights

About October 5, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra