Monday September 17, 1951
US date format: 9/17/1951, UK date format: 17/9/1951
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 17, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Cassandra Peterson and Alain Suguenot.
The Red Badge of Courage, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951
while The Road To Bithynia by Frank G. Slaughter was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sky King.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 17, 1951?
- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- Borscht Capades opens at Royale Theater NYC for 90 performances
- Romanian Bishop A Pacha of Timisoara sentenced to 18 years
- Jimmy Yancey: American pianist and composer (d. 1951).
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