Historical Events Happened In 1952
Monday, 20 October 2014
May 01 In the year 1952 mr Potato Head, introduced
May 01 TWA introduces tourist class in the year 1952.
May 01 On this day in history william Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73
May 02 On this day in history 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music"
May 02 On this day in history the first scheduled jet airliner passenger service begins with a BOAC Comet which flew from London to Johannesburg carrying 36 passengers
May 03 "Call Me Madam" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 644 performances in the year 1952.
May 03 In the year 1952 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 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Fresno Golf Open on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
May 08 Mad Magazine debuts Great Magazine sure wish I still had the first issue, but mon garbaged it in the year 1952.
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 On this day in history pandit Nehru becomes premier of India
May 15 In the year 1952 albert Basserman, actor (Madame Curie, Rhapsody in Blue), dies at 84
May 16 On this day in history alec Hearne, cricketer (scored 9 in Test for Eng v S Afr 1892), dies
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 In the year 1952 bkln Dodgers score 15 runs in 1st inning & beat Cin Reds, 19-1
May 21 Dutch Queen Juliana opens Amsterdam-Rhine Canal on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1952 john Garfield, actor (Juarez, Air Force), dies at 39
May 23 Georg Alfred Schumann, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1952.
May 25 USS Iowa bombards Chongjin, Korea on this day in history.
May 26 Damaso Alonso, Spanish linguistic/poet (Hombrey Dios), dies at 55 on this day in history.
May 27 In the year 1952 european Defense Community forms
May 27 On this day in history european Defense Community Treaty, establishing an EU army, signed
May 28 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 in the year 1952.
May 29 2nd Round Conference between Dutch Antilles & Suriname ends on this day in history.
May 31 Walter Schellenberg, German lawyer/headed spy (Venlo), dies in the year 1952.
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 In the year 1952 650,000 metal workers go on strike in US