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Historical Events In 1951

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jun 25   1st color TV broadcast-CBS' Arthur Godfrey from NYC to 4 cities on this day in history.  

Jun 25   In the year 1951 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.  

Jun 27   M Itzigsohn discovers asteroid #1588 Descamisada in the year 1951.  

Jun 28   On this day in history "Amos 'n' Andy" premieres on CBS TV  

Jun 28   "Amos 'n' Andy" premiers on CBS TV on this day in history.  

Jun 30   NAACP begins attack on school segregation &discrimination in the year 1951.  

Jul 02   In the year 1951 bill Veeck buys St Louis Browns from Bill & Charlie DeWitt  

Jul 02   Earnest F Sauerbruch, German nazi/surgeon, dies at 75 in the year 1951.  

Jul 03   In the year 1951 33rd PGA Championship: Sam Snead at Oakmont CC Oakmont Pa  

Jul 05   Dodgers sweep the Giants & lead by 7¬Ĺ games (Giants will win pennant) on this day in history.  

Jul 05   Junction transistor invention announced, Murray Hill, NJ on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1951 yankee Joe DiMaggio & mgr Casey Stengel feud  

Jul 09   Harry Heilmann baseball outfielder (Det), dies at 56 in the year 1951.  

Jul 09   Harry Heilmann, baseball hall of famer outfielder (Det), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Jul 09   On this day in history pres Truman asked Congress to formally end state of war with Germany  

Jul 10   On this day in history armistice talks to end Korean conflict began at Kaesong  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Arnold Schoenberg, Austria/US composer (Verkl√§rte Nacht), dies at 76 in the year 1951.  

Jul 14   On this day in history "Courtin' Time" closes at National Theater NYC after 37 performances  

Jul 14   Citation becomes first horse to win $1,000,000 in races in the year 1951.  

Jul 14   In the year 1951 sammy Jones, cricketer (last survivor of the 1882 Oval Test), dies  

Jul 14   On this day in history the first color telecast of a sporting event (CBS-horse race)  

Jul 16   1st Dutchman to win Tour de France (Wim Van Est) in the year 1951.  

Jul 16   On this day in history novel "Catcher in the Rye" by JD Salinger published  

Jul 17   King Leopold II of Belgium gives up throne to son Boudouin I in the year 1951.  

Jul 18   Jersey Joe Walcott KOs Ezzard Charles in 5 for heavyweight belt in the year 1951.  

Jul 18   In the year 1951 uruguay accepts its constitution  

Jul 19   In the year 1951 max Ettinger, composer, dies at 77  

Jul 20   Abdullah Ibn Hussein Jordan's King assassinated in Jerusalem in the year 1951.  

Jul 20   On this day in history abdullah Ibn Hussein, Jordan's King (1946-51), killed in Jerusalem  

Jul 20   King Abdullah of Jordan was assassinated by a Palestinian extremist while entering a mosque in the Arab sector of east Jerusalem 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   On this day in history birth of alexander Pogrebinsky, Russian painter  

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

Jan 03   Gary Nairn, Australian politician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Barbara Ann Cochran, Claremont NH, slalom skier (Olympic-gold-1972) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   Talgat Amangeldyyevich Musabayev, Russian mjr/cosmonaut (TM-19, TM-27) was born in the year 1951.  

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   On this day in history death of sir William Campion, Governor of Western Australia (b. 1870)  

Jan 03   On this day in history fred Barlow, composer, dies at 69  

Jan 05   In the year 1951 andrei P Platonov, Russian author (Prok, Kotlovan), dies at 51  

Jan 07   Johanna C H "Nelly" Bodenheim, painter (Luilekkerland), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Eastwood Lane, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1951.  

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