|Years:||1948 1949 1950 – 1951 – 1952 1953 1954|
Significant events from 1951.
Oil is found on Ben Deckard's farm, in the Dutch Ridge neighborhood six miles north of Heltonville. It was expected to produce 350 barrels a day.
- the first Little 500 is held
- S. Thomas Beversdorf begins his career at Indiana University