Historical Events in June 1951

  • Jun 1 1st self-contained titanium plant opens (Henderson Nevada)
  • Jun 1 International Cheese treaty signed
  • Jun 2 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Evangelii praecones
  • Jun 3 50th Men's French Championships: Jaroslav Drobny beats Eric Sturgess (6-3, 6-3, 6-3)
  • Jun 3 50th Women's French Championships: Shirley Fry beats Doris Hart (6-3, 3-6, 6-3)
  • Jun 4 Pirate's' Gus Bell hits for cycle helps beat Phillies 12-4
  • Jun 6 1st Berlin International Film Festival opens
  • Jun 9 "Doodles Weaver Show" debuts on NBC-TV
  • Jun 11 Mozambique becomes an oversea province of Portugal
  • Jun 11 NY Times reports the NYC subway will auction off things found
  • Jun 13 UN arm forces reach Pyongyang Korea
  • Jun 14 "Courtin' Time" opens at National Theater NYC for 37 performances
  • Jun 14 1st commercial computer, UNIVAC 1, enters service at Census Bureau

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 15 Joe Louis scored his last knock out victory

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 16 51st US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 287 at Oakland Hills CC Mich

Golfer Ben Hogan
Golfer
Ben Hogan
  • Jun 16 83rd Belmont: David Gorman aboard Counterpoint wins in 2:29
  • Jun 17 "Flahooley" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 40 performances
  • Jun 18 De Gaulle wins French parliamentary election
  • Jun 18 In South Africa, the Suppression of Communism Act commences.
  • Jun 20 Cleve Indian Bobby Avila hits 3 HRs, double & single vs Red Sox
  • Jun 21 "17" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 180 performances
  • Jun 21 Patty Berg wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open
  • Jun 22 Gene Rayburn & Dee Finch show premieres on NBC radio
  • Jun 23 Treacherous British diplomats Guy Burgess & Donald Maclean flee to USSR
  • Jun 23 Most expensive US hailstorm ($1.5M crop damage & $14M property-Kansas)
  • Jun 24 Persian army takes over nationalized oil installations
  • Jun 25 1st color TV broadcast-CBS' Arthur Godfrey from NYC to 4 cities
  • Jun 28 "Amos 'n' Andy" premieres on CBS TV
  • Jun 30 "Victor Borge Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • Jun 30 NAACP begins attack on school segregation & discrimination