1951

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1951 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1951
MCMLI
Ab urbe condita 2704
Armenian calendar 1400
ԹՎ ՌՆ
Assyrian calendar 6701
Bahá'í calendar 107–108
Balinese saka calendar 1872–1873
Bengali calendar 1358
Berber calendar 2901
British Regnal year 15 Geo. 6 – 16 Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar 2495
Burmese calendar 1313
Byzantine calendar 7459–7460
Chinese calendar 庚寅(Metal Tiger)
4647 or 4587
    — to —
辛卯年 (Metal Rabbit)
4648 or 4588
Coptic calendar 1667–1668
Discordian calendar 3117
Ethiopian calendar 1943–1944
Hebrew calendar 5711–5712
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2007–2008
 - Shaka Samvat 1872–1873
 - Kali Yuga 5051–5052
Holocene calendar 11951
Igbo calendar 951–952
Iranian calendar 1329–1330
Islamic calendar 1370–1371
Japanese calendar Shōwa 26
(昭和26年)
Javanese calendar 1882–1883
Juche calendar 40
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4284
Minguo calendar ROC 40
民國40年
Nanakshahi calendar 483
Thai solar calendar 2494
Tibetan calendar 阳金虎年
(male Iron-Tiger)
2077 or 1696 or 924
    — to —
阴金兔年
(female Iron-Rabbit)
2078 or 1697 or 925

1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday 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.

Events

January

February

March

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

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Unknown dates

  • 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.[8]
  • An 18-year-old sailor is fined for kissing in public in Stockholm, Sweden. The lawcourt calls his actions "obnoxious behavior repulsive to the public morals."[8]
  • The United States becomes malaria-free (excluding territories and possessions)[9][10]

Births

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December

Date unknown

Deaths

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December

Blessed Anton Durcovici

Nobel Prizes

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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. October 26, 1951. Archived from the original on October 29, 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-03. 
  5. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/november/2/default.stm
  6. ^ "Columbia Founds War-Peace Study". The New York Times. 10 December 1951. 
  7. ^ "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. 
  8. ^ a b "Year by Year 1951". History Channel International.
  9. ^ Ed Yong, Special to CNN (March 25, 2014). "Scientists race to eliminate malaria as 'wonder drug' loses its powers". CNN. 
  10. ^ "7 Devastating Infectious Diseases". LiveScience.com. 
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