Historical Events on November 1st, 1951

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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Brooklyn Dodger catcher Roy Campanella wins the 1st of his 3 NL MVPs

MLB Catcher Roy Campanella
MLB Catcher
Roy Campanella
  • First atomic explosion witnessed by troops, New Mexico
  • Jet magazine founded by John H Johnson

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Johnny Mercer's "Top Banana" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 356 performances

Songwriter Johnny Mercer
Johnny Mercer
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site