Historical Events For 1952
Wednesday, 24 January 2018
May 01 Mr Potato Head, introduced on this day in history.
May 01 On this day in history tWA introduces tourist class
May 01 On this day in history 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 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 "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 on this day in history.
May 04 In the year 1952 babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Fresno Golf Open
May 05 Pulitzer prize awarded to Herman Wouk (Caine Mutiny) in the year 1952.
May 06 On this day in history alberto Savinio, Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), dies at 60
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 In the year 1952 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 Alec Hearne, cricketer (scored 9 in Test for Eng v S Afr 1892), dies in the year 1952.
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 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 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 On this day in history uSS Iowa bombards Chongjin, Korea.
May 26 In the year 1952 damaso Alonso, Spanish linguistic/poet (Hombrey Dios), dies at 55
May 27 European Defense Community forms in the year 1952.
May 27 In the year 1952 european Defense Community Treaty, establishing an EU army, signed
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 In the year 1952 2nd Round Conference between Dutch Antilles & Suriname ends
May 31 In the year 1952 walter Schellenberg, German lawyer/headed spy (Venlo), dies
Jun 01 In the year 1952 east Germany closes its links with West
Jun 01 In the year 1952 john Dewey, US philosopher (Common Faith), dies at 92
Jun 02 On this day in history 650,000 metal workers go on strike in US