1951

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This article is about the year 1951. For the number, see 1951 (number).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1920s  1930s  1940s  – 1950s –  1960s  1970s  1980s
Years: 1948 1949 195019511952 1953 1954
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1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1951st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 951st year of the 2nd millennium, the 51st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1950s decade.

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March 31: Remington Rand delivers the first UNIVAC I computer.

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  • A fourth and final forest fire starts in the Tillamook Burn, Oregon; but unlike earlier fires this one burns only 32,700 acres (132 km2), and within an area already affected by the earlier fires.
  • A research team publishes the Interlingua–English Dictionary.
  • IBM (United Kingdom) is formed.
  • In Munich, Germany, a collection of mementos and personal papers belonging to Adolf Hitler are turned over to Bayerische Landesbank for authentication and eventual sale. Among the documents are his appointment as Chancellor signed by President Paul von Hindenburg, his Austrian passport, as well as an assortment of swastika insignia pins and medals. An initial offer of $200,000.00 is made for the collection.[7]
  • Stockholm, Sweden – An 18-year-old sailor is fined for kissing in public. The court calls his actions “obnoxious behavior repulsive to the public morals.”[7]
  • The United States becomes malaria-free (excluding territories and possessions)[8][9]

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Shoeless Joe Jackson

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Nobel Prizes

References

  1. "Groundnuts Plan Modified". The Times (51895). London. 10 January 1951. p. 6. 
  2. "This Day in Tech History Wired, February 4, 2010". Wired.com. 1951-02-04. Retrieved 2013-04-15. 
  3. "50th anniversary of the UNIVAC I". CNN. June 14, 2001. Retrieved April 20, 2010. 
  4. "1951: Churchill wins general election". BBC News. 1951-10-26. Archived from the original on 2010-10-29. Retrieved 2010=10-03.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  5. "Columbia Founds War-Peace Study". The New York Times. 10 December 1951. 
  6. "Key Dates for the Marshall Plan". For European Recovery: The Fiftieth Anniversary of the Marshall Plan. Washington, D.C.: The Library of Congress. 2005-07-11. Archived from the original on October 13, 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-29. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Year by Year 1951". History Channel International.
  8. Ed Yong, Special to CNN (March 25, 2014). "Scientists race to eliminate malaria as 'wonder drug' loses its powers". CNN. 
  9. "7 Devastating Infectious Diseases". LiveScience.com.