On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1951

Historical Events

  • 1st broadcast of "Love of Life" on CBS-TV

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Downer, Australian politician
  • Corry Konings, Dutch singer (Crying Is Too Late For You) and actress, born in Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
  • Robert Desiderio, actor (Det Kennedy-Heart of the City), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Tom Wopat, American actor (The Dukes of Hazzard; One Life to Live) and singer (Consider It Swung), born in Lodi, Wisconsin,

Famous Deaths

  • Cecil Gray, Scottish composer and music critic, dies at 56
  • Gibson Gowland, British actor (Greed, Blind Husbands, The Phantom of the Opera), dies at 74
1951 Highlights

About September 9, 1951

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo