March 1951 calendar

March 1951

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1951?


  • 03 Mar 1951 Bill Mikvy (Temple) scores NCAA basketball record 73 points.
  • 06 Mar 1951 Belgium extends conscription to 24 months.
  • 08 Mar 1951 International Table Tennis Federation bans Egypt (for refusing to play Israel).
  • 09 Mar 1951 United Artists releases sci-fi film ''The Man from Planet X''.
  • 10 Mar 1951 FBI director J Edgar Hoover declines post of baseball commissioner.
  • 12 Mar 1951 Baseball Commissioner Happy Chandler loses fight (9-7) to stay in office.
  • 13 Mar 1951 Israel demands 6.2 billion Deutsche marks compensation from Germany.
  • 14 Mar 1951 During Korean War, US / UN forces recapture Seoul
  • 15 Mar 1951 Persia nationalizes Anglo-Iranian Oil Company.
  • 17 Mar 1951 Government of Drees takes power
  • 20 Mar 1951 Indonesian army offensive against Darul Islam on Java.
  • 21 Mar 1951 2,900,000 US soldiers in Korea
  • 23 Mar 1951 Wages in France increase 11 percent.
  • 25 Mar 1951 5th Tony Awards: Guys and Dolls and Rose Tattoo win.
  • 26 Mar 1951 USAF flag approved
  • 29 Mar 1951 King & I opens at St. James Theater NYC for 1246 performances
  • 31 Mar 1951 US tanks cross 38 degrees of latitude in Korea.
  • 07 Mar 1951 Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 307 crashes in Lynnhurst, Minneapolis, killing 15 people.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in March 1951?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Mockin' Bird Hill
  2. - Sparrow In The Tree Top
  3. - The Aba Daba Honeymoon
  4. - I Apologize
  5. - Sparrow In The Tree Top


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in March 1951?

Troubled Sleep by Jean-Paul Sartre

Troubled Sleep


It vividly depicts the 1940 fall of France and the agony of the French people in response to the German occupation. Gerard Hopkins translated the French.

Washington Confidential by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer

Washington Confidential


Washington Confidential, Mass Market Paperback

Unpopular Essays by Bertrand Russell

Unpopular Essays


Unpopular Essays, a classic collection of Bertrand Russell’s controversial works that reaffirms his staunch liberal values and is one of Russell’s most distinctive and self-revealing books.

Out Of This World by Lowell Thomas Jr

Out Of This World


This is the new edition of the 1950 edition.

The Balance Wheel by Taylor Caldwell

The Balance Wheel


Book by Caldwell and Taylor