Historical Events for November 1951

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1st - Johnny Mercer's "Top Banana" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 356 performances
1st - 1st atomic explosion witnessed by troops, NM
1st - Brooklyn Dodger catcher Roy Campanella wins 1st of his 3 NL MVP
1st - Brooklyn catcher Roy Campanella wins NL MVP
1st - Jet magazine founded by John H Johnson
1st - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
4th - 9th Ryder Cup: US wins 9½-2½ at Pinehurst Resort (Pinehurst, North Carolina, US)
4th - NY Giants & NY Yanks score back-to-back TDs on kickoff returns
4th - Vijay Merchant scores 154 v England in his last Test Cricket innings
5th - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
7th - Constitution of Jordan passes
8th - NY Yankee Catcher Yogi Berra wins 1st of his 3 MVP awards
10th - 1st long distance telephone call without operator assistance
MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi BerraMLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra 12th - "Paint Your Wagon" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 289 performances
13th - Lefty O'Doul's all-stars, including Joe DiMaggio & Billy Martin, lose 3-1 to Pacific League all-star team (Japan)
15th - Cricket 1st-class debut of Hanif Mohammad, Pak XI v MCC, Lahore
15th - NY Yankee Gil McDougald wins AL Rookie of Year
18th - "See it Now" premieres on TV
18th - British troops occupy Ismailiya Egypt
18th - Former Cubs 1st baseman & future TV star of Rifleman Chuck Connors is 1st player to oppose the major league draft
19th - Roy Campanella named NL MVP on his 30th birthday
19th - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
20th - Snowdonia becomes a British National Park
MLB Catcher Roy CampanellaMLB Catcher Roy Campanella 24th - "17" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 180 performances
24th - "Music in the Air" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 56 perfs
24th - 39th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 21-14
24th - British auto manufacturers Austin/Moris Motors merge
25th - 17 die in a train crash in Woodstock Alabama, America
25th - Cleveland Browns penalized a record 209 yards against Chicago Bears
25th - Commemoration of Dutch resistance fighter Hannie Schaft forbidden
27th - 1st rocket to intercept an airplane, White Sands, NM
27th - Cease-fire & demarcation zone accord signed in Panmunjon Korea
28th - John Van Druten's "I am a Camera" premieres in NYC
28th - Military coup under Col Adib el-Shishakli in Syria
29th - 1st underground atomic explosion, Frenchman Flat Nevada

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