What Happened on October 6, 1951

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Joseph Stalin proclaims the Soviet Union has the atomic bomb

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Cronin, American rock vocalist (REO Speedwagon), born in Champaign Illinois
Born in 1951

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Gurney, British high commissioner to Malaya, assassinated
  • Otto Meyerhof, German psychologist and biochemist (Nobel 1922), dies at 67
  • Will Keith Kellogg, American cereal manufacturer (Kellogg's cereal brand), dies at 91
1951 Highlights

About October 6, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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