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.