What Happened on September 16, 1951

Historical Events

  • US National League umpire Frank Dascoli clears the Dodgers bench, ejecting 15 players

US Women's Golf Open

US Open Women's Golf, Druid Hills GC: Betsy Rawls wins first of her 8 major titles, 5 strokes ahead of runner-up Louise Suggs

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Irvine, Scottish rugby union fullback (51 Tests [12 as captain] 269 points, 9 British & Irish Lions; Edinburgh District RFU), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
Born in 1951

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Klem, American Baseball HOF umpire (record 18 x World Series), dies at of a heart attack at 77

About September 16, 1951

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 72 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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