On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1951

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Downer, Australian politician
  • Corry Konings, Dutch singer
  • Robert Desiderio, actor (Det Kennedy-Heart of the City), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Tom Wopat, Lodi, Wisconsin, American actor and singer (The Dukes of Hazzard, One Life to Live)

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