Historical Events In 1951
Monday, 10 August 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 didn’t own any color TVs at the time and CBS, itself, owned only about three dozen sets in the year 1951.
Jun 27 In the year 1951 m Itzigsohn discovers asteroid #1588 Descamisada
Jun 28 "Amos 'n' Andy" premieres on CBS TV in the year 1951.
Jun 28 "Amos 'n' Andy" premiers on CBS TV in the year 1951.
Jun 30 On this day in history nAACP begins attack on school segregation &discrimination
Jul 02 In the year 1951 bill Veeck buys St Louis Browns from Bill & Charlie DeWitt
Jul 02 In the year 1951 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 On this day in history dodgers sweep the Giants & lead by 7Â˝ 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 on this day in history.
Jul 07 In the year 1951 58th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Doris Hart beats Shirley Fry (61 60)
Jul 08 On this day in history yankee Joe DiMaggio & mgr Casey Stengel feud
Jul 09 Harry Heilmann baseball outfielder (Det), dies at 56 on this day in history.
Jul 09 In the year 1951 harry Heilmann, baseball hall of famer outfielder (Det), dies at 56
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 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1951 citation becomes first horse to win $1,000,000 in races
Jul 14 On this day in history sammy Jones, cricketer (last survivor of the 1882 Oval Test), dies
Jul 14 On this day in history the first color telecast of a sporting event (CBS-horse race)
Jul 16 1st Dutchman to win Tour de France (Wim Van Est) in the year 1951.
Jul 16 In the year 1951 novel "Catcher in the Rye" by JD Salinger published
Jul 17 King Leopold II of Belgium gives up throne to son Boudouin I in the year 1951.
Jul 18 In the year 1951 jersey Joe Walcott KOs Ezzard Charles in 5 for heavyweight belt
Jul 18 In the year 1951 uruguay accepts its constitution
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 Abdullah Ibn Hussein, Jordan's King (1946-51), killed in Jerusalem on this day in history.
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.