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Historical Events In 1951

Friday, 18 September 2020

Apr 11   General MacArthur relieved of command in the Far East, over Korea on this day in history.  

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

Apr 12   Harold Vincent Milligan, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1951.  

Apr 12   Israeli Knesset officially designated April 13 as Holocaust Day on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1951.  

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 in the year 1951.  

Apr 19   On this day in history 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   5th NBA Championship: Rochester Royals beat NY Knicks, 4 games to 3 in the year 1951.  

Apr 21   In the year 1951 toronto Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens 4 games to 1 for the Stanley Cup  

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

Apr 22   Ticker-tape parade for General MacArthur in NYC on this day in history.  

Apr 23   In the year 1951 babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Richmond Women's Golf Open  

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

Apr 24   In the year 1951 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sacramento Women's Golf Invitational Open  

Apr 24   On this day in history canadian troops defend Kapyong Valley in Korea against two-day Chinese attack; suffer 10 dead, 23 wounded.  

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

Apr 26   John Alden Carpenter, US composer (Sea Drift), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Apr 26   Queen Juliana opens Brielsche Mausoleum on this day in history.  

Apr 27   In the year 1951 mohammed Mossadeq chosen premier of Persia  

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   Dutch Reformed Church introduces new church choir on this day in history.  

May 01   Mickey Mantle's first homerun on this day in history.  

May 01   The 25th Canadian Infantry Brigade Group sent to join United Nations forces in Korea in the year 1951.  

May 04   The Department of National Defence forms 27th Canadian Infantry Brigade Group for service in Europe with NATO forces on this day in history.  

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

May 05   On this day in history eddie Dunn, comedian (Face to Face, Spin the Picture), dies at 54  

May 06   On this day in history 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 in the year 1951.  

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

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   In the year 1951 birth of steve Arnold, English footballer  

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

Jan 07   Mike Ward, Democratic Congressman for Kentucky & radio talk show host was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1951 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history robert Mark, US chairman (Caste World Congress), dies at 41  

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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