On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1951

Historical Events

Historic Event

David Ben-Gurion forms 3rd Israeli government

1st Prime Minister of Israel David Ben-Gurion
1st Prime Minister of Israel
David Ben-Gurion

Famous Birthdays

John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp, American rock singer-songwriter ("Jack & Diane"; "Small Town"; "Pink Houses"), co-founder of Farm Aid, and actor (Falling From Grace), born in Seymour, Indiana

Singer-Songwriter John Mellencamp
Singer-Songwriter
John Mellencamp
  • T├íta Vega [Carmen Rosa Vega], American vocalist (Color Purple soundtrack), born in Queens, Long Island

Famous Deaths

  • Anton Philips, Co-Founder of Royal Philips Electronics N.V., dies at 77
1951 Highlights

About October 7, 1951

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 70 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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