What Happened on May 1, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 600,000 march for peace & freedom in Germany
  • Dutch Reformed Church introduces new church choir

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Mickey Mantle's 1st HR

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • Minnie Minoso becomes the 1st black to play for the White Sox

Famous Birthdays

  • Antony Worrall Thompson, English celebrity chef
  • Gordon Greenidge, cricketer (great West Indian opener 1974-91)