1951

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.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1951 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1951
MCMLI
Ab urbe condita2704
Armenian calendar1400
ԹՎ ՌՆ
Assyrian calendar6701
Bahá'í calendar107–108
Balinese saka calendar1872–1873
Bengali calendar1358
Berber calendar2901
British Regnal year15 Geo. 6 – 16 Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar2495
Burmese calendar1313
Byzantine calendar7459–7460
Chinese calendar庚寅(Metal Tiger)
4647 or 4587
    — to —
辛卯年 (Metal Rabbit)
4648 or 4588
Coptic calendar1667–1668
Discordian calendar3117
Ethiopian calendar1943–1944
Hebrew calendar5711–5712
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2007–2008
 - Shaka Samvat1872–1873
 - Kali Yuga5051–5052
Holocene calendar11951
Igbo calendar951–952
Iranian calendar1329–1330
Islamic calendar1370–1371
Japanese calendarShōwa 26
(昭和26年)
Javanese calendar1882–1883
Juche calendar40
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4284
Minguo calendarROC 40
民國40年
Nanakshahi calendar483
Thai solar calendar2494
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

Events

January

February

March

UNIVAC 1 demo
March 31: Remington Rand delivers the first UNIVAC I computer.

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

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

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Nobel Prizes

Nobel medal

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. ^ "BBC ON THIS DAY - 2". news.bbc.co.uk.
  6. ^ "Columbia Founds War-Peace Study" (PDF). 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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