On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1951

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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 "Cougar" Mellencamp, American musician (Jack & Diane) & actor (Falling From Grace), born in Seymour, Indiana
  • 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? 69 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra