On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1951

Historical Events

  • -50°F (-46°C), Gavilan, New Mexico (state record)
  • 1st telecast of an atomic explosion
  • 1st X-ray moving picture process demonstrated
  • Alfred Krupp & 28 other German war criminals freed
  • UN condemns People's Republic of China as aggressor in Korea
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Smith, British politician, born in Wokingham, United Kingdom
1951 Highlights

About February 1, 1951

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius