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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 1951.
The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on February 1951: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1951?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1951 1st telecast of atomic explosion
  • 02 Feb 1951 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 03 Feb 1951 Victor Borge Show, debuts on NBC TV
  • 04 Feb 1951 US female Figure Skating championship won by Sonya Klopfer.
  • 06 Feb 1951 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site Argonne Atomic Lab (Ill), to demonstrate lax in security
  • 10 Feb 1951 John & Marsha by Stan Freberg peaks at #21
  • 11 Feb 1951 Kwame Nkrumah wins first parliamentary election in Gold Coast (Ghana).
  • 12 Feb 1951 Muhammad Reza Shah marries Soraya Esfandiary Bakhtiari.
  • 13 Feb 1951 Korean War: Battle of Chipyong-ni, which represented the ''high-water mark'' of the Chinese incursion into South Korea, commences.
  • 14 Feb 1951 Sugar Ray Robinson defeats Jake LaMotta and takes middleweight title.
  • 15 Feb 1951 Start of the 1951 New Zealand waterfront dispute, which lasts for 151 days.
  • 16 Feb 1951 San Francisco City Hall dome fire
  • 18 Feb 1951 Netherlands Radio School forms
  • 19 Feb 1951 Jean Lee becomes the last woman hanged in Australia, when Lee and her 2 pimps are hanged for the murder and torture of a 73-year-old bookmaker.
  • 24 Feb 1951 Bless You All closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 84 performances
  • 25 Feb 1951 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins Orlando Florida 2 Ball Golf Tournament.
  • 26 Feb 1951 22nd amendment to Constitution is ratified
  • 27 Feb 1951 22nd amendment ratified, limiting President to 2 terms
  • 28 Feb 1951 US Senate committee reports of at least two major US crime syndicates.

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Music charts

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Movies

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Anand

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal, Ramesh Deo

Country: United States of America

Trainspotting

Trainspotting

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd

Country: United States of America

Fargo

Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Country: United States of America

The Lady Eve

The Lady Eve

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette

Country: United States of America

War and Peace

War and Peace

Directed by: Sergey Bondarchuk

Starring: Lyudmila Saveleva, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Sergey Bondarchuk, Boris Zakhava

Country: United States of America

Books

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Boswell'S London Journal by Frederick A. Pottle

Boswell'S London Journal

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In 1762 James Boswell, then twenty-two years old, left Edinburgh for London. The famous Journal he kept during the next nine months is an intimate account of his encounters with the

River Of The Sun by James Ramsey Ullman

River Of The Sun

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Classic Fiction

The Hinge Of Fate by Winston Churchill

The Hinge Of Fate

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From uninterrupted defeat to almost unbroken success: a year when Rommel is gradually thrown back in North Africa, and in the Pacific the tide turns.

Across The River And Into The Trees by Ernest Hemingway

Across The River And Into The Trees

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HEMINGWAY'S POIGNANT TALE OF A LOVE FOUND TOO LATE Set in Venice at the close of World War II, Across the River and into the Trees is the bittersweet story

Nightrunners Of Bengal by John Masters

Nightrunners Of Bengal

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Novel on the Indian mutiny, a classic