What Happened on October 8, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Music in the Air" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • Ford C Frick replaces Happy Chandler as 3rd commissioner of baseball Warren C Giles becomes president of baseball's National League

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack O'Connell, American politician (Member of the California State Senate), born in Glen Cove, New York