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Historical Events In 1951

Tuesday, 14 July 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   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   On this day in history nAACP begins attack on school segregation &discrimination  

Jul 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1951 junction transistor invention announced, Murray Hill, NJ  

Jul 06   Josef Huttel, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1951.  

Jul 07   58th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Doris Hart beats Shirley Fry (61 60) in the year 1951.  

Jul 08   Yankee Joe DiMaggio & mgr Casey Stengel feud in the year 1951.  

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   In the year 1951 pres Truman asked Congress to formally end state of war with Germany  

Jul 10   Armistice talks to end Korean conflict began at Kaesong on this day in history.  

Jul 10   E L Johnson discovers asteroid #1609 Brenda on this day in history.  

Jul 12   On this day in history mob tries to keep black family from moving into all-white Cicero Ill  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history novel "Catcher in the Rye" by JD Salinger published  

Jul 17   In the year 1951 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 18   Uruguay accepts its constitution in the year 1951.  

Jul 19   Max Ettinger, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1951.  

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 in the year 1951.  

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

Jan 04   Barbara Ann Cochran, Claremont NH, slalom skier (Olympic-gold-1972) was born in the year 1951.  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of talgat Amangeldyyevich Musabayev, Russian mjr/cosmonaut (TM-19, TM-27)  

Jan 07   Mike Ward, Democratic Congressman for Kentucky & radio talk show host was born in the year 1951.  

Famous Deaths In 1951

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1951 death of sir William Campion, Governor of Western Australia (b. 1870)  

Jan 03   Fred Barlow, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1951 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   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   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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