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Historical Events In 1951

Sunday, 09 May 2021

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

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   On this day in history m Itzigsohn discovers asteroid #1588 Descamisada  

Jun 28   "Amos 'n' Andy" premieres on CBS TV in the year 1951.  

Jun 28   In the year 1951 "Amos 'n' Andy" premiers on CBS TV  

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

Jul 02   Bill Veeck buys St Louis Browns from Bill & Charlie DeWitt in the year 1951.  

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) in the year 1951.  

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

Jul 06   In the year 1951 josef Huttel, composer, dies at 57  

Jul 07   On this day in history 58th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Doris Hart beats Shirley Fry (61 60)  

Jul 08   Yankee Joe DiMaggio & mgr Casey Stengel feud on this day in history.  

Jul 09   In the year 1951 harry Heilmann baseball outfielder (Det), dies at 56  

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

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 in the year 1951.  

Jul 12   In the year 1951 mob tries to keep black family from moving into all-white Cicero Ill  

Jul 13   On this day in history arnold Schoenberg, Austria/US composer (Verkl√§rte Nacht), dies at 76  

Jul 14   In the year 1951 "Courtin' Time" closes at National Theater NYC after 37 performances  

Jul 14   On this day in history citation becomes first horse to win $1,000,000 in races  

Jul 14   Sammy Jones, cricketer (last survivor of the 1882 Oval Test), dies in the year 1951.  

Jul 14   The first color telecast of a sporting event (CBS-horse race) in the year 1951.  

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   In the year 1951 jersey Joe Walcott KOs Ezzard Charles in 5 for heavyweight belt  

Jul 18   In the year 1951 uruguay accepts its constitution  

Jul 19   On this day in history max Ettinger, composer, dies at 77  

Jul 20   Abdullah Ibn Hussein Jordan's King assassinated in Jerusalem on this day in history.  

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

Jul 20   King Abdullah of Jordan was assassinated by a Palestinian extremist while entering a mosque in the Arab sector of east Jerusalem 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   On this day in history birth of frank Chikane, sec-gen of S Afr Council of Churches  

Jan 03   Gary Nairn, Australian politician was born in the year 1951.  

Jan 04   In the year 1951 birth of barbara Ann Cochran, Claremont NH, slalom skier (Olympic-gold-1972)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of steve Arnold, English footballer  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1951 birth of mike Ward, Democratic Congressman for Kentucky & radio talk show host  

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

Jan 05   Andrei P Platonov, Russian author (Prok, Kotlovan), dies at 51 in the year 1951.  

Jan 07   In the year 1951 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   Robert Mark, US chairman (Caste World Congress), dies at 41 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history constantin Nottara, composer, dies at 60  

Jan 22   On this day in history eastwood Lane, composer, dies at 71  

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