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Historical Events In 1951

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

Nov 27   The First rocket to intercept an airplane, White Sands, NM on this day in history.  

Nov 28   John Van Druten's "I am a Camera," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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

Nov 29   On this day in history first underground atomic explosion, Frenchman Flat, Nevada  

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

Dec 01   Felix Petyrek, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1951.  

Dec 04   Copland/Robbins' "Pied Piper," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Dec 04   Superheated gases roll down Mount Catarman (Phillippines), kills 500 in the year 1951.  

Dec 05   "Dragnet" premieres in the year 1951.  

Dec 05   On this day in history "Dragnet" premiers  

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

Dec 06   On this day in history j Edward Bromberg, dies at 47  

Dec 08   "Tree Grows in Brooklyn" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 267 perfs on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 11   In the year 1951 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   On this day in history joe DiMaggio announces his retirement  

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

Dec 13   In the year 1951 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   On this day in history eric Drummond, 1st sec-gen League of Nations (1919-33), dies at 75  

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

Dec 19   In the year 1951 barton Yarbrough, actor (Dragnet), dies at 51  

Dec 19   Nazi General Christiansen leaves Nethe on this day in history.  

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

Dec 21   On this day in history joe DiMaggio announces his retirement  

Dec 22   Australia cricket all out 82 v West Indies at Adelaide in the year 1951.  

Dec 22   Powell Weaver, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 02   Alexander Pogrebinsky, Russian painter was born in the year 1951.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of gary Nairn, Australian politician  

Jan 04   Barbara Ann Cochran, Claremont NH, slalom skier (Olympic-gold-1972) was born in the year 1951.  

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 in the year 1951.  

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

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

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

Jan 10   Athos Palma, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1951.  

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 in the year 1951.  

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

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