Historical Events In 1952
Thursday, 21 June 2018
May 01 Mr Potato Head, introduced on this day in history.
May 01 TWA introduces tourist class in the year 1952.
May 01 In the year 1952 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 In the year 1952 the first scheduled jet airliner passenger service begins with a BOAC Comet which flew from London to Johannesburg carrying 36 passengers
May 03 In the year 1952 "Call Me Madam" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 644 performances
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 In the year 1952 the first landing by an airplane at geographic North Pole
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 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 Canada Lee, black actor (Lost Boundaries), dies in NYC at 45 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1952 pandit Nehru becomes premier of India
May 15 Albert Basserman, actor (Madame Curie, Rhapsody in Blue), dies at 84 on this day in history.
May 16 Alec Hearne, cricketer (scored 9 in Test for Eng v S Afr 1892), dies in the year 1952.
May 18 Professor WF Libby said Stonehedge dates back to 1848 BC in the year 1952.
May 18 Rossetter Gleason Cole, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1952.
May 21 On this day in history 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 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 USS Iowa bombards Chongjin, Korea on this day in history.
May 26 On this day in history damaso Alonso, Spanish linguistic/poet (Hombrey Dios), dies at 55
May 27 European Defense Community forms on this day in history.
May 27 On this day in history 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 In the year 1952 2nd Round Conference between Dutch Antilles & Suriname ends
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 in the year 1952.
Jun 02 In the year 1952 650,000 metal workers go on strike in US