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Historical Events In 1952

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Jan 24   Fire in main building of French Port Martin Antarctic base on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Vincent Massey 1887-1967 sworn in as Governor General; first Canadian-born; serves from February 28, 1952 to September 15, 1959 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   On this day in history sveinn Bjornsson, Danish 1st pres of Iceland (1944-52), dies at 70  

Jan 25   Test debut of Richie Benaud, v West Indies at the SCG on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1952 test debut of Richie Benaud, vs West Indies at the SCG  

Jan 26   Louis van Deyssel, Dutch writer (Diary of Franc Rozelaar), dies at 87 in the year 1952.  

Jan 31   Dutch Lutheran Church reunites after 1½ centuries on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Dutch Lutheran Church reunites after 1 centuries on this day in history.  

Feb 01   General strike against French colonial management in Tunisia in the year 1952.  

Feb 01   On this day in history the United Arab Republic (Egypt and Syria) is formed.  

Feb 02   Charles De Roche, actor (10 Commandments), dies at 72 in the year 1952.  

Feb 04   On this day in history 1st black executive of a major TV station (Jackie Robinson-WNBC NY)  

Feb 05   In the year 1952 reginald Allen, cricketer (uncle of Gubby, Test Aust v Eng 1887), dies  

Feb 06   In the year 1952 britain's King George VI dies and is succeeded by his daughter, Elizabeth II.  

Feb 06   England replaces King George VI stamp series with Queen Elizabeth II on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1952 george VI, King of Britain (1936-52), dies at 56  

Feb 08   "RCA Victor Show Starring Dennis Day," debuts on NBC TV in the year 1952.  

Feb 09   Norman Douglas, essayist/novelist, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   In the year 1952 rocky Marciano defeated Lee Savold for his 39th straight win  

Feb 14   In the year 1952 6th Olympic winter games open at Oslo, Norway  

Feb 14   6th Winter Olympics games opens in Oslo, Norway in the year 1952.  

Feb 15   King George VI is buried in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in the year 1952.  

Feb 16   On this day in history hall of Famer Honus Wagner, 77, retires; Pirates retire his #33  

Feb 16   Ian Craig makes New South Wales cricket debut aged 16 years 249 days (New South Wales record) in the year 1952.  

Feb 16   Knut [Pedersen] Hamsun, Norwegian writer (Wanders, Nobel 1920), dies in the year 1952.  

Feb 18   4th Emmy Awards Red Skelton, Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca win on this day in history.  

Feb 18   In the year 1952 4th Emmy Awards: Red Skelton, Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca wins  

Feb 19   French offensive at Hanoi on this day in history.  

Feb 19   In the year 1952 knut Hamsun, writer, dies at 92  

Feb 20   "African Queen" opens at Capitol Theater in New York NY on this day in history.  

Feb 20   On this day in history "African Queen" opens at Capitol Theater in NYC  

Feb 21   Bangladesh Martyrs Day (martyrs of Bengali Language Movement) on this day in history.  

Feb 21   On this day in history dick Button performs first figure skating triple jump in competition  

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Famous Birthdays In 1952

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Ricky Van Shelton, Grit Va, country singer (Wild-Eyed Dream) was born in the year 1952.  

Jan 02   Wendy Phillips, Bkln NY, actress (Executive Suite, Promised Land) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1952 birth of graeme Strachan, Australian rock singer (Skyhooks) (d. 2001)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of jim Ross, American wrestling announcer  

Jan 07   In the year 1952 birth of giuliano Ferrara  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of lauri Walters, SF Calif, actress (8 is Enough, Harrad Experiment)  

Jan 08   Norm Jarvis, Prince Albert Sask, golfer (1984 Chilliwack) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1952 birth of vladimir Feltsman, Russian-American pianist  

Famous Deaths In 1952

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Constantly Permeke, Flemish painter (Boerin), dies at 65 in the year 1952.  

Jan 05   In the year 1952 nawab of Pataudi, cricket (play polo 3 Tests for Eng 3 for Ind), dies  

Jan 08   In the year 1952 antonia Maury, discoverer (supergiant, giant & dwarf stars), dies  

Jan 11   Jean JM de Lattre de Tassigny, gen (N-Africa/Indo-China), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Artur Kapp, Estonian composer (b. 1878) died on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1952 death of ned Hanlon, Premier of Queensland (b. 1887)  

Jan 17   Walter O "Spike" Briggs, owner (Det Tigers), dies at 74 in the year 1952.  

Jan 18   Curly Howard, American actor and comedian (b. 1903) died on this day in history.  

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