Historical Events In 1951
Thursday, 12 December 2019
Jun 25 1st color TV broadcast-CBS' Arthur Godfrey from NYC to 4 cities in the year 1951.
Jun 25 In the year 1951 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 didn’t own any color TVs at the time and CBS, itself, owned only about three dozen sets.
Jun 27 M Itzigsohn discovers asteroid #1588 Descamisada in the year 1951.
Jun 28 "Amos 'n' Andy" premieres on CBS TV on this day in history.
Jun 28 "Amos 'n' Andy" premiers on CBS TV on this day in history.
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 Earnest F Sauerbruch, German nazi/surgeon, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Jul 03 In the year 1951 33rd PGA Championship: Sam Snead at Oakmont CC Oakmont Pa
Jul 05 Dodgers sweep the Giants & lead by 7Â˝ games (Giants will win pennant) on this day in history.
Jul 05 Junction transistor invention announced, Murray Hill, NJ on this day in history.
Jul 06 Josef Huttel, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
Jul 07 In the year 1951 58th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Doris Hart beats Shirley Fry (61 60)
Jul 08 Yankee Joe DiMaggio & mgr Casey Stengel feud in the year 1951.
Jul 09 Harry Heilmann baseball outfielder (Det), dies at 56 in the year 1951.
Jul 09 On this day in history harry Heilmann, baseball hall of famer outfielder (Det), dies at 56
Jul 09 On this day in history pres Truman asked Congress to formally end state of war with Germany
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 In the year 1951 mob tries to keep black family from moving into all-white Cicero Ill
Jul 13 In the year 1951 arnold Schoenberg, Austria/US composer (VerklĂ¤rte Nacht), dies at 76
Jul 14 "Courtin' Time" closes at National Theater NYC after 37 performances in the year 1951.
Jul 14 On this day in history citation becomes first horse to win $1,000,000 in races
Jul 14 Sammy Jones, cricketer (last survivor of the 1882 Oval Test), dies in the year 1951.
Jul 14 The first color telecast of a sporting event (CBS-horse race) on this day in history.
Jul 16 On this day in history 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 On this day in history uruguay accepts its constitution
Jul 19 Max Ettinger, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1951.
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 in the year 1951.
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.