Wednesday 9 May 1951
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
while From Here To Eternity by James Jones was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 9 May 1951 ?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
- Saint Gerontius (died 501)
- Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
- Saint Carolina
- European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".
- Alley Mills: American actress.
- Alley Mills in Chicago: Illinois, USA; actress (Norma Arnold - The Wonder Years).
- Marie Ault: Dies at 80.
- Air raid on Chinese positions at Yalu River.
- Operation Greenhouse: The first thermonuclear weapon is tested on Enewetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands, by the United States.
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