1951 in the United Kingdom

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Events from the year 1951 in the United Kingdom. This is the year of the Festival of Britain and a general election bringing a change of government.

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  1. ^ Donovan, Paul (1991). The Radio Companion. London: Grafton. p. 8. 
  2. ^ "Groundnuts Plan Modified". The Times (51895) (London). 10 January 1951. p. 6. 
  3. ^ Lavington, Simon (1998). A History of Manchester Computers (2nd ed.). Swindon: British Computer Society. ISBN 978-0-902505-01-8. 
  4. ^ The Hutchinson Factfinder. Helicon. 1999. ISBN 1-85986-000-1. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g Kynaston, David (2007). Austerity Britain 1945–1951. London: Bloomsbury. ISBN 978-0-7475-7985-4. 
  6. ^ a b c Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  7. ^ "Fears for crew of lost British submarine". BBC News. 17 April 1951. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-03. 
  8. ^ Dash, Jack (1969). Good Morning, Brothers!. London: Lawrence & Wishart. ISBN 0-85315-193-8. 
  9. ^ "National Park In Lake District". The Times (51998). 11 May 1951. p. 4. 
  10. ^ Marr, Andrew (2007). A History of Modern Britain. London: Macmillan. p. 102. ISBN 978-1-4050-0538-8. 
  11. ^ Salmon, Andrew (2009). To the Last Round: the Epic British Stand on the Imjin River. London: Aurum Press. ISBN 978-1-84513-408-2. 
  12. ^ Hastings, Max (1987). The Korean War. London: Michael Joseph. p. 250. ISBN 0-7181-2068-X. 
  13. ^ Fehrenbach, T. R. (2001). This Kind of War: the classic Korean War history. Brassey's. p. 304. ISBN 1-57488-334-8. 
  14. ^ Laugharne, Peter J. (ed.) (2000). Aneurin Bevan – A Parliamentary Odyssey: Volume II, Speeches at Westminster 1945–1960. Liverpool: Manutius Press. ISBN 1-873534-16-7. 
  15. ^ "1951". www.fa-cupfinals.co.uk. Retrieved 2011-01-01. 
  16. ^ "King George opens Festival of Britain". BBC News. 3 May 1951. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-03. 
  17. ^ "Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother – Activities as Queen". The official website of The British Monarchy. The Royal Household. Retrieved 2013-04-17. 
  18. ^ "Glasgow powers up for the Festival". BBC News. 28 May 1951. Retrieved 2013-04-17. 
  19. ^ "Soccer moguls drop one team". Leader-Post (Regina). 2 June 1951. p. 17. Retrieved 2013-04-17. 
  20. ^ a b "The Lost Decade Timeline, BBC". Retrieved 2008-02-03. 
  21. ^ Vermilye, Jerry (1978). The Great British Films. Citadel Press. pp. 147–149. ISBN 0-8065-0661-X. 
  22. ^ Port Talbot Historical Society. "Time Line 20th C". Retrieved 2010-08-18. 
  23. ^ "Refinery opens as oil row continues". BBC News. 14 September 1951. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-03. 
  24. ^ "King has lung operation". BBC News. 23 September 1951. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-03. 
  25. ^ "Festival closes to applause". BBC News. 30 September 1951. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-03. 
  26. ^ "Polls Give Churchill Big Lead". The Vancouver Sun. 5 October 1951. p. 3. Retrieved 2013-04-17. 
  27. ^ "Churchill wins general election". BBC News. 26 October 1951. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-03. 
  28. ^ "1951 General election results summary". UK Political Info. Retrieved 2011-04-19. 
  29. ^ "6,000 British troops flown into Egypt". BBC News. 2 November 1951. Retrieved 2008-01-06. 
  30. ^ Gregory, Helen (3 November 2001). "It's a super anniversary". The Grocer. Retrieved 2011-04-19. 
  31. ^ The Guinness Book of Answers (3rd ed.). Enfield: Guinness Superlatives. 1980. p. 259. ISBN 0-85112-202-7. 
  32. ^ "1951: British families leave Egypt's Canal Zone". BBC News. 20 November 1951. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-03. 
  33. ^ "The Resignation Honours: Earldom For Lord Jowitt". The Times (52172). 30 November 1951. p. 6. 
  34. ^ Ferry, Georgina (2004). "4". A Computer Called LEO: Lyons Tea Shops and the World's First Office Computer. London: Harper Perennial. ISBN 1-84115-186-6. 
  35. ^ Kennedy, Michael (2001). "Benjamin Britten". In Holden, Amanda (ed.). The New Penguin Opera Guide. London: Penguin. ISBN 0-14-029312-4. 
  36. ^ "The Nobel Prize in Physics 1951". Retrieved 2008-02-03. 
  37. ^ "Churchill sets sail for talks with Truman". BBC News. 31 December 1951. Retrieved 2013-04-17. 
  38. ^ "The Lawn". Images of England. English Heritage. Retrieved 20 June 2010. 
  39. ^ "The Lawn, Harlow, Essex". Heritage Explorer. English Heritage. Retrieved 2012-11-12. 
  40. ^ "Redeveloping Essex's fallen utopia". BBC News. 16 January 2007. Retrieved 20 June 2010. 
  41. ^ Parsons, Nicholas (1985). The Book of Literary Lists. London: Sidgwick & Jackson. ISBN 0-283-99171-2. 

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