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Historical Events In 1951

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Nov 27   On this day in history 1st rocket to intercept an airplane, White Sands, NM  

Nov 27   On this day in history the First rocket to intercept an airplane, White Sands, NM  

Nov 28   On this day in history john Van Druten's "I am a Camera," premieres in NYC  

Nov 29   1st underground atomic explosion, Frenchman Flat Nevada in the year 1951.  

Nov 29   First underground atomic explosion, Frenchman Flat, Nevada on this day in history.  

Dec 01   17th Heisman Trophy Award: Dick Kazmaier, Princeton (HB) in the year 1951.  

Dec 01   On this day in history felix Petyrek, composer, dies at 59  

Dec 01   Golden Gate Bridge closes due to high winds in the year 1951.  

Dec 02   "Borscht Capades" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 90 performances on this day in history.  

Dec 04   On this day in history copland/Robbins' "Pied Piper," premieres in NYC  

Dec 04   Superheated gases roll down Mount Catarman (Phillippines), kills 500 on this day in history.  

Dec 05   "Dragnet" premieres in the year 1951.  

Dec 05   On this day in history "Dragnet" premiers  

Dec 05   "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, of baseball's black sox scandal, dies in the year 1951.  

Dec 06   J Edward Bromberg, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Dec 08   In the year 1951 "Tree Grows in Brooklyn" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 267 perfs  

Dec 09   In the year 1951 voters approve merger of 3 states to form Baden-Worttemberg, W Germany  

Dec 09   Voters approve merger of 3 states to form Baden-Wurttemberg, W Germ on this day in history.  

Dec 11   On this day in history joe Dimaggio announces his baseball retirement  

Dec 12   On this day in history first flight of helicopter with gas-turbine engine at Windsor Locks, CT, demonstrates adaptability of this engine to helicopters.  

Dec 12   In the year 1951 joe DiMaggio announces his retirement  

Dec 12   In the year 1951 the Kaman K-225 helicopter, equipped with a Boeing YB-502 turbine engine, made its first flight at Windsor Locks, Conn  

Dec 13   On this day in history future British PM Margaret Roberts Thatcher marries Denis Thatcher  

Dec 13   Selim Palmgren, Finnish pianist/composer (Daniel Hjort), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Dec 15   Eric Drummond, 1st sec-gen League of Nations (1919-33), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Dec 17   In the year 1951 dutch Communist Party members forbidden to be civil servants  

Dec 19   Barton Yarbrough, actor (Dragnet), dies at 51 in the year 1951.  

Dec 19   On this day in history nazi General Christiansen leaves Nethe  

Dec 21   First helicopter landing aboard a hospital ship, USS Consolation in the year 1951.  

Dec 21   Joe DiMaggio announces his retirement on this day in history.  

Dec 22   On this day in history australia cricket all out 82 v West Indies at Adelaide  

Dec 22   In the year 1951 powell Weaver, composer, dies at 61  

Dec 23   Alfreds Kalnins, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1951.  

Dec 23   Last Belgian communities get electricity on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1951

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Nadia Cassini, [Gianna Lou Muller], Woodstock NY, model (Oui) was born in the year 1951.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of alexander Pogrebinsky, Russian painter  

Jan 03   Frank Chikane, sec-gen of S Afr Council of Churches was born in the year 1951.  

Jan 03   Gary Nairn, Australian politician was born in the year 1951.  

Jan 04   In the year 1951 birth of barbara Ann Cochran, Claremont NH, slalom skier (Olympic-gold-1972)  

Jan 05   In the year 1951 birth of steve Arnold, English footballer  

Jan 07   Talgat Amangeldyyevich Musabayev, Russian mjr/cosmonaut (TM-19, TM-27) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of mike Ward, Democratic Congressman for Kentucky & radio talk show host  

Famous Deaths In 1951

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Sir William Campion, Governor of Western Australia (b. 1870) died in the year 1951.  

Jan 03   In the year 1951 fred Barlow, composer, dies at 69  

Jan 05   Andrei P Platonov, Russian author (Prok, Kotlovan), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history johanna C H "Nelly" Bodenheim, painter (Luilekkerland), dies at 76  

Jan 10   On this day in history athos Palma, composer, dies at 59  

Jan 18   Robert Mark, US chairman (Caste World Congress), dies at 41 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history constantin Nottara, composer, dies at 60  

Jan 22   On this day in history eastwood Lane, composer, dies at 71  

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