On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1951

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st North Pole jet crossing
  • NL President Ford Frick elected 3rd commissioner of baseball
  • Swiss males votes against female suffrage

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestGuy Lafleur

Guy Lafleur, Canadian NHL right wing (Montreal, NY Rangers), born in Thurso, Quebec

NHL Legend Guy Lafleur
NHL Legend
Guy Lafleur
  • Javier Marías, Spanish translator and novelist (Corazón tan blanco), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Joanna Cameron, American actress (I Love My Wife, Isis), born in Aspen, Colorado

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actor Jackie Coogan (36) divorces Ann McCormack after 5 years of marriage