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Historical Events In 1951

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Nov 27   1st rocket to intercept an airplane, White Sands, NM in the year 1951.  

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

Nov 28   John Van Druten's "I am a Camera," premieres in NYC in the year 1951.  

Nov 29   1st underground atomic explosion, Frenchman Flat Nevada on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 01   Felix Petyrek, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1951.  

Dec 01   Golden Gate Bridge closes due to high winds on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1951 "Dragnet" premieres  

Dec 05   "Dragnet" premiers on this day in history.  

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

Dec 06   In the year 1951 j Edward Bromberg, dies at 47  

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

Dec 09   On this day in history 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 in the year 1951.  

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

Dec 12   In the year 1951 first flight of helicopter with gas-turbine engine at Windsor Locks, CT, demonstrates adaptability of this engine to helicopters.  

Dec 12   Joe DiMaggio announces his retirement on this day in history.  

Dec 12   The Kaman K-225 helicopter, equipped with a Boeing YB-502 turbine engine, made its first flight at Windsor Locks, Conn on this day in history.  

Dec 13   Future British PM Margaret Roberts Thatcher marries Denis Thatcher on this day in history.  

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

Dec 15   In the year 1951 eric Drummond, 1st sec-gen League of Nations (1919-33), dies at 75  

Dec 17   Dutch Communist Party members forbidden to be civil servants in the year 1951.  

Dec 19   On this day in history barton Yarbrough, actor (Dragnet), dies at 51  

Dec 19   Nazi General Christiansen leaves Nethe in the year 1951.  

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

Dec 21   Joe DiMaggio announces his retirement in the year 1951.  

Dec 22   In the year 1951 australia cricket all out 82 v West Indies at Adelaide  

Dec 22   Powell Weaver, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1951.  

Dec 23   Alfreds Kalnins, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Dec 23   Last Belgian communities get electricity in the year 1951.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1951

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1951 birth of nadia Cassini, [Gianna Lou Muller], Woodstock NY, model (Oui)  

Jan 02   In the year 1951 birth of alexander Pogrebinsky, Russian painter  

Jan 03   In the year 1951 birth of frank Chikane, sec-gen of S Afr Council of Churches  

Jan 03   In the year 1951 birth of gary Nairn, Australian politician  

Jan 04   Barbara Ann Cochran, Claremont NH, slalom skier (Olympic-gold-1972) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Steve Arnold, English footballer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of talgat Amangeldyyevich Musabayev, Russian mjr/cosmonaut (TM-19, TM-27)  

Jan 07   In the year 1951 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Fred Barlow, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1951.  

Jan 05   On this day in history andrei P Platonov, Russian author (Prok, Kotlovan), dies at 51  

Jan 07   Johanna C H "Nelly" Bodenheim, painter (Luilekkerland), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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   Constantin Nottara, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Eastwood Lane, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1951.  

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