On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st transcontinental TV broadcast, by US President Harry Truman
  • NBC extends to become a 61 station coast-to-coast network

Conference meetingConference of Interest

US President Harry Truman addresses opening of Japanese Peace Treaty Conference

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman

Famous Birthdays

  • Judith Ivey, American actress (Lady in Red, Hello Again), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Marita Ulvskog, Swedish politician, born in Luleå, Sweden
  • Martin Chambers, English rock drummer (Pretenders), born in Hereford, United Kingdom
  • Nicu Ceaușescu, youngest child of Romanian Communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu and considered the President's heir apparent, born in Scornicești, Romania