June 1951 in History

Events in History

  • 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 6 1st Berlin International Film Festival opens
  • 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 1st commercial computer, UNIVAC 1, enters service at Census Bureau
  • Jun 18 De Gaulle wins French parliamentary election
  • Jun 18 In South Africa, the Suppression of Communism Act commences.
  • 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 30 NAACP begins attack on school segregation & discrimination

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 4 Yvonne MCT van Rooy, Dutch Secretary of State Secretary (CDA)
  • Jun 4 Charles Dickinson, American author
  • Jun 4 Wendy Pini, American comic book writer and artist
  • Jun 11 Jan Fransen, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • Jun 11 Mark D Siljander, (Rep-R-MI, 1981- )
  • Jun 11 Yasumasa Morimura, Japanese appropriation artist
  • Jun 12 Andranik Margaryan, 14th Prime Minister of Armenia (d. 2007)
  • Jun 14 Paul Boateng, British politician
  • Jun 16 Michel Viso, France, cosmonaut
  • Jun 19 Ayman al-Zawahiri, Egyptian terrorist
  • Jun 20 Paul Muldoon, Northern Irish poet
  • Jun 27 Sidney M Gutierrez, Mjr USAF/astronaut (STS 40, 59), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Jun 27 Ulf Andersson, Sweden, International Chess Grandmaster (1972)
  • Jun 27 Mary McAleese, President of Ireland
  • Jun 29 Don Rosa, American ilustrator
  • Jun 30 Stephen S Oswald, astronaut (STS 42, 56, 67), born in Seattle, Washington

Deaths in History

  • Jun 1 Rafael Altamira Crevea, Spanish lawyer/historian, dies at 85
  • Jun 2 Alain, [Emile-Auguste Chartier], French philosopher, dies at 83
  • Jun 7 Bobel, Braune, Naumann, Ohlendorf, Pohl, Schallenmair & Otto Schmidt, Nazi war criminals, hanged
  • Jun 8 Eugène Fiset, French Canadian military officer and politician (b. 1874)
  • Jun 14 Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician, dies at 73
  • Jun 19 Angelos Sikelianos, Greek poet (b. 1884)
  • Jun 21 Charles Dillon Perrine, American astronomer (b. 1867)