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.