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1951

04 Jan
Communist forces to re-take Seoul

30 Mar
Rosenbergs guilty of espionage

11 Apr
MacArthur fired - Ridgway takes over

17 Apr
Fears for crew of lost British submarine

03 May
King George opens Festival of Britain

28 May
Glasgow powers up for the Festival

03 Jul
Ridgway agrees to ceasefire talks

02 Sep
Designers prepare to dazzle Venice

14 Sep
Refinery opens as oil row continues

23 Sep
King has lung operation

30 Sep
Festival closes to applause

23 Oct
Churchill denies 'warmonger' claims

26 Oct
Churchill wins general election

02 Nov
6,000 British troops flown into Egypt

15 Nov
Murder on Malay rubber estate

20 Nov
British families leave Egypt's Canal Zone

31 Dec
Churchill sets sail for talks with Truman


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