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Historical Events In 1951

Friday, 30 September 2022

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

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   M Itzigsohn discovers asteroid #1588 Descamisada on this day in history.  

Jun 28   In the year 1951 "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   Bill Veeck buys St Louis Browns from Bill & Charlie DeWitt in the year 1951.  

Jul 02   On this day in history earnest F Sauerbruch, German nazi/surgeon, dies at 75  

Jul 03   33rd PGA Championship: Sam Snead at Oakmont CC Oakmont Pa on this day in history.  

Jul 05   In the year 1951 dodgers sweep the Giants & lead by 7¬Ĺ games (Giants will win pennant)  

Jul 05   In the year 1951 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) in the year 1951.  

Jul 08   On this day in history yankee Joe DiMaggio & mgr Casey Stengel feud  

Jul 09   On this day in history harry Heilmann baseball outfielder (Det), dies at 56  

Jul 09   On this day in history 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   Armistice talks to end Korean conflict began at Kaesong in the year 1951.  

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 in the year 1951.  

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

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

Jul 14   Citation becomes first horse to win $1,000,000 in races on this day in history.  

Jul 14   On this day in history sammy Jones, cricketer (last survivor of the 1882 Oval Test), dies  

Jul 14   In the year 1951 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 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   Jersey Joe Walcott KOs Ezzard Charles in 5 for heavyweight belt in the year 1951.  

Jul 18   Uruguay accepts its constitution on this day in history.  

Jul 19   Max Ettinger, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jul 20   In the year 1951 abdullah Ibn Hussein Jordan's King assassinated in Jerusalem  

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1951 birth of frank Chikane, sec-gen of S Afr Council of Churches  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of gary Nairn, Australian politician  

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

Jan 05   Andrei P Platonov, Russian author (Prok, Kotlovan), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history athos Palma, composer, dies at 59  

Jan 18   On this day in history robert Mark, US chairman (Caste World Congress), dies at 41  

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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