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Headlines From 1951 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 1951 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1951 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 1951 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1951 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1951 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1951 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1951 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1951 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1951 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1951 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
9th January 1951The new United Nations headquarters officially opens in New York City.
20th January 1951Avalanches in the Alps kill 240 people in Switzerland, Austria and Italy during the ‘Winter of Terror‘.
12th March 1951The comic strip “Dennis the Menace” appears in newspapers across the United States for the first time.
11th April 1951The Stone of Scone resurfaces on the altar of Arbroath Abbey after it had been removed from Westminster Abbey on Christmas day, 1950.
21st April 1951The National Olympic Committee of the Soviet Union is formed. The USSR first participates in the Olympic Games at Helsinki in 1952.
3rd May 1951King George VI opens London's Royal Festival Hall as a patron.
14th May 1951The first volunteer-run passenger trains run on the Talyllyn Railway in Wales.
1st July 1951Judy Garland opens the first of fourteen concerts in Dublin, at the Theatre Royal.
12th August 1951“The Catcher in the Rye” by J.D. Salinger is published.
10th September 1951The United Kingdom begins an economic boycott of Iran.
26th September 1951A blue sun is seen over Europe for two days. The effect is due to ash from forest fires that had raged in Canada four month previously.
16th October 1951Prime Minister Liaquat Ali Khan of Pakistan is assassinated.
24th October 1951 U.S. President Harry Truman declares an official end to the war with Germany.
26th October 1951Winston Churchill is re-elected Prime Minister; his foreign minister is Anthony Eden.
31st October 1951"Scrooge", starring Alastair Sim, opens in England.
23rd December 1951The film “The African Queen“, starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn, premieres in Hollywood.
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A Newspaper From 1951

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