1951

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1951 was the 80th year after the founding of the city of Birmingham.

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In 1951, the Korean War continued. Nuclear bomb testing began at the Nevada Proving Grounds. The Twenty-second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, limiting Presidents to two terms, was ratified. Comic strip Dennis the Menace first appeared in newspapers. Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I opened on Broadway. The first thermonuclear weapon was tested on Enewetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands by the U.S. CBS's Eye logo premiered on TV. Direct dial coast-to-coast telephone service began in the U.S. in a limited fashion. Libya became independent from Italy.

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