Historical Events In 1951
Monday, 21 September 2020
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 on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1951 bill Veeck buys St Louis Browns from Bill & Charlie DeWitt
Jul 02 In the year 1951 earnest F Sauerbruch, German nazi/surgeon, dies at 75
Jul 03 In the year 1951 33rd PGA Championship: Sam Snead at Oakmont CC Oakmont Pa
Jul 05 On this day in history dodgers sweep the Giants & lead by 7¬Ĺ games (Giants will win pennant)
Jul 05 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Jul 08 On this day in history yankee Joe DiMaggio & mgr Casey Stengel feud
Jul 09 Harry Heilmann baseball outfielder (Det), dies at 56 in the year 1951.
Jul 09 In the year 1951 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 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 On this day in history arnold Schoenberg, Austria/US composer (Verkl√§rte Nacht), dies at 76
Jul 14 On this day in history "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 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 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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 18 On this day in history uruguay accepts its constitution
Jul 19 In the year 1951 max Ettinger, composer, dies at 77
Jul 20 On this day in history abdullah Ibn Hussein Jordan's King assassinated in Jerusalem
Jul 20 Abdullah Ibn Hussein, Jordan's King (1946-51), killed in Jerusalem on this day in history.
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