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1951

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1951 was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar.

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Á===October===

  • October 3 - "Shot Heard 'Round the World" One of the greatest moments in baseball history occurs when the NY Giants Bobby Thomson hits a game winning home run in the bottom of the ninth off of the Brooklyn Dodgers Ralph Branca,to win the pennant after being down 14 games.
October 7 - Malayan Emergency - communist insurgents kill British commander Sir Henry Gurney

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Undated

  • A fourth, and final, forest fire starts in the Tillamook Burn; but unlike earlier fires this one only burns 32,700 acres (132 km²), and within area already affected by the earlier fires.
  • IBM United Kingdom formed

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