Historical Events In 1951
Sunday, 01 October 2023
Apr 11 General MacArthur relieved of command in the Far East, over Korea on this day in history.
Apr 11 In the year 1951 pres Truman fires Gen Douglas McArthur
Apr 12 Harold Vincent Milligan, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Apr 12 On this day in history 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 British submarine Affray sank in English Channel, killing 75 on this day in history.
Apr 16 On this day in history emile Erens, Dutch hagiographer (Pastor of Ars), dies at 85
Apr 17 NY Yankee Mickey Mantle's 1st game, he goes 1 for 4 on this day in history.
Apr 18 "Make a Wish" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 102 performances in the year 1951.
Apr 19 Shigeki Tanaka, survivor of Hiroshima A-bomb, wins Boston Marathon on this day in history.
Apr 20 In the year 1951 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak
Apr 21 In the year 1951 5th NBA Championship: Rochester Royals beat NY Knicks, 4 games to 3
Apr 21 On this day in history toronto Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens 4 games to 1 for the Stanley Cup
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 On this day in history babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Richmond Women's Golf Open
Apr 23 In the year 1951 battle of Kapyong, Korea starts
Apr 24 On this day in history betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sacramento Women's Golf Invitational Open
Apr 24 Canadian troops defend Kapyong Valley in Korea against two-day Chinese attack; suffer 10 dead, 23 wounded in the year 1951.
Apr 25 Jerzy Fitelberg, composer, dies at 47 in the year 1951.
Apr 26 On this day in history john Alden Carpenter, US composer (Sea Drift), dies at 75
Apr 26 Queen Juliana opens Brielsche Mausoleum in the year 1951.
Apr 27 Mohammed Mossadeq chosen premier of Persia on this day in history.
Apr 27 In the year 1951 philip Albert Myburgh Hands, cricketer (7 Tests for S Africa), dies
Apr 29 Jules Verstraete, [Julien G de Graef], actor (Boefje), dies at 67 in the year 1951.
May 01 In the year 1951 600,000 march for peace &freedom in Germany
May 01 In the year 1951 dutch Reformed Church introduces new church choir
May 01 Mickey Mantle's first homerun on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 1951 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 in the year 1951.
May 05 Eddie Dunn, comedian (Face to Face, Spin the Picture), dies at 54 in the year 1951.
May 06 Pitts Pirate Cliff Chambers no-hits Boston Brave, 3-0 on this day in history.
May 07 In the year 1951 international Olympic committee allows Russia to participate in 1952 Olympics