What Happened on September 1, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • PM Ben-Gurion orders establishment of Israeli secret service Mossad
  • US, Australia and New Zealand sign the ANZUS mutual defense treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • David Bairstow, England cricketer (d. 1998)
  • Timothy Zahn, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Cobra Strike)

Famous Deaths

  • Wolfgang Schulze, [Wols], German drawer/painter, dies at 38