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Historical Events In 1951

Thursday, 28 January 2021

Apr 11   In the year 1951 general MacArthur relieved of command in the Far East, over Korea  

Apr 11   Pres Truman fires Gen Douglas McArthur in the year 1951.  

Apr 12   Harold Vincent Milligan, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Apr 12   In the year 1951 israeli Knesset officially designated April 13 as Holocaust Day  

Apr 15   Michael Gorsira is 1st person in charge of Curacao in the year 1951.  

Apr 16   British submarine Affray sank in English Channel, killing 75 on this day in history.  

Apr 16   On this day in history emile Erens, Dutch hagiographer (Pastor of Ars), dies at 85  

Apr 17   On this day in history nY Yankee Mickey Mantle's 1st game, he goes 1 for 4  

Apr 18   "Make a Wish" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 102 performances on this day in history.  

Apr 19   In the year 1951 shigeki Tanaka, survivor of Hiroshima A-bomb, wins Boston Marathon  

Apr 20   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak on this day in history.  

Apr 21   In the year 1951 5th NBA Championship: Rochester Royals beat NY Knicks, 4 games to 3  

Apr 21   Toronto Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens 4 games to 1 for the Stanley Cup on this day in history.  

Apr 22   Stanley Ridges, actor (possessed, Sgt York, Mr Ace), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Apr 22   In the year 1951 ticker-tape parade for General MacArthur in NYC  

Apr 23   On this day in history babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Richmond Women's Golf Open  

Apr 23   Battle of Kapyong, Korea starts on this day in history.  

Apr 24   On this day in history betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sacramento Women's Golf Invitational Open  

Apr 24   Canadian troops defend Kapyong Valley in Korea against two-day Chinese attack; suffer 10 dead, 23 wounded in the year 1951.  

Apr 25   Jerzy Fitelberg, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Apr 26   On this day in history john Alden Carpenter, US composer (Sea Drift), dies at 75  

Apr 26   In the year 1951 queen Juliana opens Brielsche Mausoleum  

Apr 27   Mohammed Mossadeq chosen premier of Persia on this day in history.  

Apr 27   Philip Albert Myburgh Hands, cricketer (7 Tests for S Africa), dies in the year 1951.  

Apr 29   Jules Verstraete, [Julien G de Graef], actor (Boefje), dies at 67 in the year 1951.  

May 01   600,000 march for peace &freedom in Germany in the year 1951.  

May 01   On this day in history dutch Reformed Church introduces new church choir  

May 01   On this day in history mickey Mantle's first homerun  

May 01   On this day in history the 25th Canadian Infantry Brigade Group sent to join United Nations forces in Korea.  

May 04   In the year 1951 the Department of National Defence forms 27th Canadian Infantry Brigade Group for service in Europe with NATO forces.  

May 05   "Out of This World" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 157 perfs on this day in history.  

May 05   Eddie Dunn, comedian (Face to Face, Spin the Picture), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

May 06   In the year 1951 pitts Pirate Cliff Chambers no-hits Boston Brave, 3-0  

May 07   International Olympic committee allows Russia to participate in 1952 Olympics in the year 1951.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Alexander Pogrebinsky, Russian painter was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of barbara Ann Cochran, Claremont NH, slalom skier (Olympic-gold-1972)  

Jan 05   Steve Arnold, English footballer was born in the year 1951.  

Jan 07   In the year 1951 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   On this day in history johanna C H "Nelly" Bodenheim, painter (Luilekkerland), dies at 76  

Jan 10   In the year 1951 athos Palma, composer, dies at 59  

Jan 18   In the year 1951 robert Mark, US chairman (Caste World Congress), dies at 41  

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

Jan 22   Eastwood Lane, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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