Historical Events on December 23, 1951

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"The African Queen", directed by John Huston and based on the 1935 novel of the same name, starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn, is released (Academy Awards Best Actor 1952)

  • 1st coast-to-coast televised football game (Dumont paid $75,000) LA Rams beat Cleveland Browns 24-17 in NFL championship game
  • Last Belgian communities get electricity