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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1951?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1951 1st Giant-Dodgers playoff game, Giants win 3-1
  • 02 Oct 1951 1st Netherlands TV broadcast (Toverspiegel)
  • 03 Oct 1951 Bobby Thomson HR-Giants win pennant defeating Dodgers
  • 04 Oct 1951 In opening World Series game, Giant Monte Irvin steals home in 1st inn
  • 06 Oct 1951 Stalin proclaims Russia has atom bomb
  • 07 Oct 1951 David Ben-Gurion forms Israeli government.
  • 08 Oct 1951 Music in the Air opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • 09 Oct 1951 5th NHL All-Star Game: 1st Team ties 2nd Team 2-2 at Toronto
  • 14 Oct 1951 Organization of Central American States forms
  • 15 Oct 1951 I Love Lucy debuts on CBS TV
  • 16 Oct 1951 The first Prime Minister of Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khan, is assassinated in Rawalpindi.
  • 17 Oct 1951 Egyptian army fires on British troops
  • 19 Oct 1951 President Harry S Truman formally ends state of war with Germany.
  • 20 Oct 1951 The ''Johnny Bright Incident'' occurs in Stillwater, Oklahoma
  • 21 Oct 1951 A storm in southern Italy kills over 100.
  • 22 Oct 1951 Earthquake hits Formosa, 100 killed
  • 24 Oct 1951 United Nations publishes its first postage stamps.
  • 25 Oct 1951 Peace talks aimed at ending Korean War resumed in Panmunjom.
  • 26 Oct 1951 Emile Zatopek runs world record 30,000m, 25,000m and 15 miles
  • 27 Oct 1951 Farouk of Egypt declares himself king of Sudan, with no support.
  • 31 Oct 1951 Second Chamber accept plan-Schuman

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Music charts

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Movies

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Scrooge

Scrooge

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst

Starring: Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Mervyn Johns

Country: United States of America

Detective Story

Detective Story

Release year: 1951

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix, Cathy O'Donnell

Country: United States of America

Anne of the Indies

Anne of the Indies

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan, Debra Paget, Herbert Marshall

Crosswinds

Crosswinds

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Lewis R. Foster

Starring: John Payne, Rhonda Fleming, Forrest Tucker, Alan Mowbray

Stronghold

Stronghold

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Steve Sekely

Starring: Veronica Lake, Zachary Scott, Arturo de Córdova, Irene Ajay

Books

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The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson

The Sea Around Us

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Published in 1951, The Sea Around Us is one of the most remarkably successful books ever written about the natural world. Rachel Carson's rare ability to combine scientific insight with moving, poetic prose catapulted her book to first place on …

The High Calling by James Street

The High Calling

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PON and bookplate on front fly.

Requiem For A Nun by William Faulkner

Requiem For A Nun

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This sequel to Faulkner’s most sensational, Sanctuary, was written twenty years later but takes up the story of Temple Drake eight years after the events related in Sanctuary.

With All My Heart by Margaret Campbell Barnes

With All My Heart

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This story focuses on Catherine of Braganza and her marriage to Charles II. The author concentrates on Catherine's love for her husband, who even after numerous miscarriages, stands by her steadfastly.

A Woman Called Fancy by Frank Yerby

A Woman Called Fancy

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Vintage fiction by the prolific Georgia author in which Fancy arrived in August, Georgia, on a spring day in 1880, she was 19 years old.