Historical Events In 1951
Friday, 30 September 2022
Jun 25 On this day in history 1st color TV broadcast-CBS' Arthur Godfrey from NYC to 4 cities
Jun 25 The first commercial color TV program was seen. It was a four-hour-long show presented on CBS and carried in New York City, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Boston and Washington, D.C. Arthur Godfrey, Faye Emerson, Sam Levenson and Ed Sullivan starred in the TV milestone. An interesting side note to this event is that the public didnít own any color TVs at the time and CBS, itself, owned only about three dozen sets in the year 1951.
Jun 27 M Itzigsohn discovers asteroid #1588 Descamisada on this day in history.
Jun 28 In the year 1951 "Amos 'n' Andy" premieres on CBS TV
Jun 28 In the year 1951 "Amos 'n' Andy" premiers on CBS TV
Jun 30 In the year 1951 nAACP begins attack on school segregation &discrimination
Jul 02 Bill Veeck buys St Louis Browns from Bill & Charlie DeWitt in the year 1951.
Jul 02 On this day in history earnest F Sauerbruch, German nazi/surgeon, dies at 75
Jul 03 33rd PGA Championship: Sam Snead at Oakmont CC Oakmont Pa on this day in history.
Jul 05 In the year 1951 dodgers sweep the Giants & lead by 7¬Ĺ games (Giants will win pennant)
Jul 05 In the year 1951 junction transistor invention announced, Murray Hill, NJ
Jul 06 On this day in history josef Huttel, composer, dies at 57
Jul 07 58th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Doris Hart beats Shirley Fry (61 60) in the year 1951.
Jul 08 On this day in history yankee Joe DiMaggio & mgr Casey Stengel feud
Jul 09 On this day in history harry Heilmann baseball outfielder (Det), dies at 56
Jul 09 On this day in history harry Heilmann, baseball hall of famer outfielder (Det), dies at 56
Jul 09 Pres Truman asked Congress to formally end state of war with Germany on this day in history.
Jul 10 Armistice talks to end Korean conflict began at Kaesong in the year 1951.
Jul 10 E L Johnson discovers asteroid #1609 Brenda on this day in history.
Jul 12 Mob tries to keep black family from moving into all-white Cicero Ill in the year 1951.
Jul 13 In the year 1951 arnold Schoenberg, Austria/US composer (Verkl√§rte Nacht), dies at 76
Jul 14 "Courtin' Time" closes at National Theater NYC after 37 performances in the year 1951.
Jul 14 Citation becomes first horse to win $1,000,000 in races on this day in history.
Jul 14 On this day in history sammy Jones, cricketer (last survivor of the 1882 Oval Test), dies
Jul 14 In the year 1951 the first color telecast of a sporting event (CBS-horse race)
Jul 16 In the year 1951 1st Dutchman to win Tour de France (Wim Van Est)
Jul 16 Novel "Catcher in the Rye" by JD Salinger published in the year 1951.
Jul 17 On this day in history king Leopold II of Belgium gives up throne to son Boudouin I
Jul 18 Jersey Joe Walcott KOs Ezzard Charles in 5 for heavyweight belt in the year 1951.
Jul 18 Uruguay accepts its constitution on this day in history.
Jul 19 Max Ettinger, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
Jul 20 In the year 1951 abdullah Ibn Hussein Jordan's King assassinated in Jerusalem
Jul 20 On this day in history abdullah Ibn Hussein, Jordan's King (1946-51), killed in Jerusalem
Jul 20 On this day in history king Abdullah of Jordan was assassinated by a Palestinian extremist while entering a mosque in the Arab sector of east Jerusalem