On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1951

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Florence Chadwick becomes 1st woman to swim English Channel from England to France. It takes 16 hours & 19 minutes

  • Stravinsky's opera "Rake's Progress," premieres in Venice

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard D. Gill, British-Dutch mathematician, born in Redhill, Surrey
1951 Highlights

About September 11, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo