THE YEAR I WAS BORN

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In 1951 (the year you were born)

Harry Truman is president of the US

Julius Rosenberg and his wife Ethel are found guilty of conspiracy to commit wartime espionage

President Truman removes General Douglas MacArthur from his command in Korea from making unauthorized policy statements

Inauguration of transcontinental television with President Truman’s address at the Japanese Peace Treaty Conference

Scientists develop UNIVAC I, the first mass produced computer

Rush Limbaugh, Tommy Hilfiger, and Orson Scott Card are born

he Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger is published

Disc jockey Alan Freed uses the term rock and roll to describe R&B, in an effort to introduce the music to a broader white audience

New York Yankees win the World Series

Los Angeles Rams win the NFL championship

Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup

I Love Lucy debuts


What Happened the Year You Were Born?