Historical Events For 1952
Thursday, 23 February 2017
May 01 Mr Potato Head, introduced in the year 1952.
May 01 In the year 1952 tWA introduces tourist class
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" 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 on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1952 "Call Me Madam" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 644 performances
May 03 The first airplane to land at the geographic location of the North Pole did so on this day on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
May 06 On this day in history alberto Savinio, Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), dies at 60
May 08 In the year 1952 mad Magazine debuts Great Magazine sure wish I still had the first issue, but mon garbaged it
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 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 Professor WF Libby said Stonehedge dates back to 1848 BC on this day in history.
May 18 On this day in history 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 Dutch Queen Juliana opens Amsterdam-Rhine Canal on this day in history.
May 21 On this day in history john Garfield, actor (Juarez, Air Force), dies at 39
May 23 Georg Alfred Schumann, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
May 25 USS Iowa bombards Chongjin, Korea in the year 1952.
May 26 On this day in history damaso Alonso, Spanish linguistic/poet (Hombrey Dios), dies at 55
May 27 European Defense Community forms in the year 1952.
May 27 European Defense Community Treaty, establishing an EU army, signed on this day in history.
May 28 On this day in history 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 2nd Round Conference between Dutch Antilles & Suriname ends in the year 1952.
May 31 In the year 1952 walter Schellenberg, German lawyer/headed spy (Venlo), dies
Jun 01 East Germany closes its links with West in the year 1952.
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.