Historical Events Happened In 1952
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
May 01 Mr Potato Head, introduced on this day in history.
May 01 On this day in history tWA introduces tourist class
May 01 William Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73 in the year 1952.
May 02 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music" in the year 1952.
May 02 The first scheduled jet airliner passenger service begins with a BOAC Comet which flew from London to Johannesburg carrying 36 passengers in the year 1952.
May 03 "Call Me Madam" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 644 performances on this day in history.
May 03 The first airplane to land at the geographic location of the North Pole did so on this day in the year 1952.
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) on this day in history.
May 06 In the year 1952 alberto Savinio, Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), dies at 60
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 Canada Lee, black actor (Lost Boundaries), dies in NYC at 45 in the year 1952.
May 11 On this day in history giovanni Tebaldini, composer, dies at 87
May 13 In the year 1952 minor-league Bristol pitcher Ron Necciai strikes out 27 in 9-innings
May 13 Pandit Nehru becomes premier of India on this day in history.
May 15 On this day in history albert Basserman, actor (Madame Curie, Rhapsody in Blue), dies at 84
May 16 Alec Hearne, cricketer (scored 9 in Test for Eng v S Afr 1892), dies in the year 1952.
May 18 In the year 1952 professor WF Libby said Stonehedge dates back to 1848 BC
May 18 Rossetter Gleason Cole, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1952.
May 21 Bkln Dodgers score 15 runs in 1st inning & beat Cin Reds, 19-1 on this day in history.
May 21 Dutch Queen Juliana opens Amsterdam-Rhine Canal on this day in history.
May 21 John Garfield, actor (Juarez, Air Force), dies at 39 in the year 1952.
May 23 On this day in history 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 In the year 1952 european Defense Community forms
May 27 European Defense Community Treaty, establishing an EU army, signed in the year 1952.
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 In the year 1952 2nd Round Conference between Dutch Antilles & Suriname ends
May 31 Walter Schellenberg, German lawyer/headed spy (Venlo), dies on this day in history.
Jun 01 On this day in history east Germany closes its links with West
Jun 01 In the year 1952 john Dewey, US philosopher (Common Faith), dies at 92
Jun 02 In the year 1952 650,000 metal workers go on strike in US