What Happened in 1951

Significant Events

  • May 15 AT&T becomes the 1st US corporation to have a million stockholders after young car salesman Brady Denton purchases 7 shares worth $1,078
  • Sep 1 US, Australia and New Zealand sign the ANZUS mutual defense treaty
  • Oct 6 Stalin proclaims the Soviet Union has the atomic bomb
  • Oct 15 Mexican chemist Luis E. Miramontes synthesizes the first oral contraceptive
  • Nov 29 1st underground atomic explosion at Frenchman Flat in Nevada
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Walt Disney's animated musical film "Alice In Wonderland" released

On July 28, 1951


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