Historical Events For 1952
Saturday, 27 May 2017
May 01 Mr Potato Head, introduced in the year 1952.
May 01 TWA introduces tourist class on this day in history.
May 01 William Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73 on this day in history.
May 02 In the year 1952 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 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) in the year 1952.
May 06 Alberto Savinio, Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), dies at 60 in the year 1952.
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 Giovanni Tebaldini, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1952 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 On this day in history professor WF Libby said Stonehedge dates back to 1848 BC
May 18 On this day in history rossetter Gleason Cole, composer, dies at 86
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 in the year 1952.
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 in the year 1952.
May 25 In the year 1952 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 European Defense Community Treaty, establishing an EU army, signed on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.