Historical Events In 1951
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Apr 11 General MacArthur relieved of command in the Far East, over Korea in the year 1951.
Apr 11 On this day in history pres Truman fires Gen Douglas McArthur
Apr 12 Harold Vincent Milligan, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Apr 12 In the year 1951 israeli Knesset officially designated April 13 as Holocaust Day
Apr 15 In the year 1951 michael Gorsira is 1st person in charge of Curacao
Apr 16 In the year 1951 british submarine Affray sank in English Channel, killing 75
Apr 16 Emile Erens, Dutch hagiographer (Pastor of Ars), dies at 85 in the year 1951.
Apr 17 NY Yankee Mickey Mantle's 1st game, he goes 1 for 4 on this day in history.
Apr 18 On this day in history "Make a Wish" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 102 performances
Apr 19 Shigeki Tanaka, survivor of Hiroshima A-bomb, wins Boston Marathon in the year 1951.
Apr 20 On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak
Apr 21 5th NBA Championship: Rochester Royals beat NY Knicks, 4 games to 3 on this day in history.
Apr 21 Toronto Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens 4 games to 1 for the Stanley Cup in the year 1951.
Apr 22 Stanley Ridges, actor (possessed, Sgt York, Mr Ace), dies at 59 in the year 1951.
Apr 22 On this day in history ticker-tape parade for General MacArthur in NYC
Apr 23 In the year 1951 babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Richmond Women's Golf Open
Apr 23 On this day in history battle of Kapyong, Korea starts
Apr 24 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sacramento Women's Golf Invitational Open in the year 1951.
Apr 24 Canadian troops defend Kapyong Valley in Korea against two-day Chinese attack; suffer 10 dead, 23 wounded on this day in history.
Apr 25 On this day in history jerzy Fitelberg, composer, dies at 47
Apr 26 John Alden Carpenter, US composer (Sea Drift), dies at 75 on this day in history.
Apr 26 In the year 1951 queen Juliana opens Brielsche Mausoleum
Apr 27 Mohammed Mossadeq chosen premier of Persia in the year 1951.
Apr 27 Philip Albert Myburgh Hands, cricketer (7 Tests for S Africa), dies on this day in history.
Apr 29 Jules Verstraete, [Julien G de Graef], actor (Boefje), dies at 67 in the year 1951.
May 01 On this day in history 600,000 march for peace &freedom in Germany
May 01 Dutch Reformed Church introduces new church choir in the year 1951.
May 01 Mickey Mantle's first homerun on this day in history.
May 01 On this day in history the 25th Canadian Infantry Brigade Group sent to join United Nations forces in Korea.
May 04 On this day in history the Department of National Defence forms 27th Canadian Infantry Brigade Group for service in Europe with NATO forces.
May 05 "Out of This World" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 157 perfs on this day in history.
May 05 Eddie Dunn, comedian (Face to Face, Spin the Picture), dies at 54 on this day in history.
May 06 On this day in history pitts Pirate Cliff Chambers no-hits Boston Brave, 3-0
May 07 In the year 1951 international Olympic committee allows Russia to participate in 1952 Olympics