Historical Events Happened In 1952
Friday, 24 October 2014
May 01 Mr Potato Head, introduced in the year 1952.
May 01 TWA introduces tourist class on this day in history.
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 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 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 In the year 1952 pulitzer prize awarded to Herman Wouk (Caine Mutiny)
May 06 Alberto Savinio, Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), dies at 60 on this day in history.
May 08 On this day in history mad Magazine debuts Great Magazine sure wish I still had the first issue, but mon garbaged it
May 09 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
May 13 In the year 1952 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 on this day in history.
May 18 On this day in history professor WF Libby said Stonehedge dates back to 1848 BC
May 18 In the year 1952 rossetter Gleason Cole, composer, dies at 86
May 21 Bkln Dodgers score 15 runs in 1st inning & beat Cin Reds, 19-1 in the year 1952.
May 21 Dutch Queen Juliana opens Amsterdam-Rhine Canal in the year 1952.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 2nd Round Conference between Dutch Antilles & Suriname ends in the year 1952.
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 On this day in history john Dewey, US philosopher (Common Faith), dies at 92
Jun 02 In the year 1952 650,000 metal workers go on strike in US