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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  

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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   In the year 1951 birth of alexander Pogrebinsky, Russian painter  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1951 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 in the year 1951.  

Jan 03   Fred Barlow, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1951.  

Jan 05   On this day in history andrei P Platonov, Russian author (Prok, Kotlovan), dies at 51  

Jan 07   On this day in history johanna C H "Nelly" Bodenheim, painter (Luilekkerland), dies at 76  

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

Jan 18   Robert Mark, US chairman (Caste World Congress), dies at 41 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1951 constantin Nottara, composer, dies at 60  

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

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