July 1951 calendar

July 1951
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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 July 1951: find out below

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1951?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1951 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open
  • 02 Jul 1951 Bill Veeck buys St. Louis Browns from Bill and Charlie DeWitt
  • 03 Jul 1951 33rd PGA Championship: Sam Snead at Oakmont Country Club - Oakmont, Pennsylvania
  • 05 Jul 1951 Dr William Shockley invents junction transistor (Murray Hill NJ)
  • 06 Jul 1951 65th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Dick Savitt beats Ken McGregor (64 64 64)
  • 07 Jul 1951 58th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Doris Hart beats Shirley Fry (61 60)
  • 08 Jul 1951 Yankee Joe DiMaggio and mgr Casey Stengel feud
  • 09 Jul 1951 US President Harry Truman asks US Congress to formally end state of war with Germany.
  • 10 Jul 1951 18th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 8-3 at Briggs Stadium, Detroit
  • 12 Jul 1951 Mob tries to keep black family from moving into all-white Cicero, Illinois
  • 14 Jul 1951 Make a Wish closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 102 performances
  • 16 Jul 1951 1st Dutchman to win Tour de France (Wim Van Est)
  • 17 Jul 1951 King Leopold II of Belgium gives up throne to son Boudouin I
  • 18 Jul 1951 Uruguay accepts its constitution.
  • 19 Jul 1951 2 in the Aisle opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 276 performances
  • 20 Jul 1951 King Abdullah I of Jordan is assassinated by a Palestinian while attending Friday prayers in Jerusalem.
  • 21 Jul 1951 Dalai Lama returns to Tibet
  • 22 Jul 1951 Gen Francisco Craveiro Lopes appointed President of Portugal
  • 26 Jul 1951 Netherlands ends state of war with Germany
  • 28 Jul 1951 Kiss Me, Kate closes at New Century Theater NYC after 1077 performances
  • 30 Jul 1951 Ty Cobb testifies before the Emanuel Celler committee, denying that the reserve clause makes peons of baseball players
  • 31 Jul 1951 Japan Airlines is established.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in July 1951?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial


Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske

Starring: Kathryn Beaumont, Ed Wynn, Richard Haydn, Sterling Holloway

Country: United States of America

On Moonlight Bay

On Moonlight Bay

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Jack Smith, Leon Ames

Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell

Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Clifton Webb, Joanne Dru, Hugh Marlowe, Zero Mostel

Show Boat

Show Boat

Release year: 1951

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel, Joe E. Brown

Country: United States of America

Comin' Round the Mountain

Comin' Round the Mountain

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Charles Lamont

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dorothy Shay, Kirby Grant

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1951?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

New York 22 by Ilka Chase

New York 22

By:

A novel about a woman, her lover, her Vassar College daughter and her publisher husband.

The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Catcher In The Rye

By:

Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories--particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme With Love and Squalor--will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is full …

The High Calling by James Street

The High Calling

By:

PON and bookplate on front fly.

Moulin Rouge by Pierre La Mure

Moulin Rouge

By:

Very Good/Fair. Copyright 1950; Stated First Printing. ; Book in blue linen with coral stamped device and title; linen with light edge wear, spine ends darkened.

Ark Of Empire by Idwal Jones

Ark Of Empire

By:

The subject of this 1951 book is one of the most famous buildings in San Francisco, the so-called Montgomery Block, San Francisco's first fireproof and earthquake resistant building.