October 4, 1951 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in History

  • Bakhytzhan Kanapyanov, Kazakh poet

Deaths in History

  • Henrietta Lacks [Loretta Pleasant], African-American tobacco farmer whose cancer cells are the source of the HeLa cell line, extensively used in medical research since the 1950s (1st immortalised cell line),dies of cervical cancer at 31
  • Willie Moretti, American gangster (b. 1894)