Historical Events For 1952
Monday, 05 December 2016
May 01 Mr Potato Head, introduced on this day in history.
May 01 On this day in history tWA introduces tourist class
May 01 On this day in history william Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73
May 02 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music" on this day in history.
May 02 The first scheduled jet airliner passenger service begins with a BOAC Comet which flew from London to Johannesburg carrying 36 passengers on this day in history.
May 03 "Call Me Madam" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 644 performances in the year 1952.
May 03 On this day in history the first airplane to land at the geographic location of the North Pole did so on this day.
May 03 The first landing by an airplane at geographic North Pole in the year 1952.
May 04 In the year 1952 babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Fresno Golf Open
May 05 Pulitzer prize awarded to Herman Wouk (Caine Mutiny) in the year 1952.
May 06 Alberto Savinio, Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), dies at 60 in the year 1952.
May 08 Mad Magazine debuts Great Magazine sure wish I still had the first issue, but mon garbaged it on this day in history.
May 09 In the year 1952 canada Lee, black actor (Lost Boundaries), dies in NYC at 45
May 11 In the year 1952 giovanni Tebaldini, composer, dies at 87
May 13 Minor-league Bristol pitcher Ron Necciai strikes out 27 in 9-innings in the year 1952.
May 13 On this day in history pandit Nehru becomes premier of India
May 15 Albert Basserman, actor (Madame Curie, Rhapsody in Blue), dies at 84 in the year 1952.
May 16 In the year 1952 alec Hearne, cricketer (scored 9 in Test for Eng v S Afr 1892), dies
May 18 On this day in history professor WF Libby said Stonehedge dates back to 1848 BC
May 18 In the year 1952 rossetter Gleason Cole, composer, dies at 86
May 21 In the year 1952 bkln Dodgers score 15 runs in 1st inning & beat Cin Reds, 19-1
May 21 In the year 1952 dutch Queen Juliana opens Amsterdam-Rhine Canal
May 21 John Garfield, actor (Juarez, Air Force), dies at 39 on this day in history.
May 23 In the year 1952 georg Alfred Schumann, composer, dies at 85
May 25 On this day in history uSS Iowa bombards Chongjin, Korea.
May 26 Damaso Alonso, Spanish linguistic/poet (Hombrey Dios), dies at 55 in the year 1952.
May 27 European Defense Community forms on this day in history.
May 27 In the year 1952 european Defense Community Treaty, establishing an EU army, signed
May 28 In the year 1952 memphis Kiddie Park opens in Brooklyn, Ohio. The park's Little Dipper roller coaster would become the oldest operating steel roller coaster in North America.
May 29 On this day in history 2nd Round Conference between Dutch Antilles & Suriname ends
May 31 On this day in history walter Schellenberg, German lawyer/headed spy (Venlo), dies
Jun 01 In the year 1952 east Germany closes its links with West
Jun 01 John Dewey, US philosopher (Common Faith), dies at 92 on this day in history.
Jun 02 650,000 metal workers go on strike in US in the year 1952.