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Historical Events In 1952

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Jan 24   Fire in main building of French Port Martin Antarctic base in the year 1952.  

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

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

Jan 25   On this day in history test debut of Richie Benaud, v West Indies at the SCG  

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

Jan 26   In the year 1952 louis van Deyssel, Dutch writer (Diary of Franc Rozelaar), dies at 87  

Jan 31   In the year 1952 dutch Lutheran Church reunites after 1½ centuries  

Jan 31   On this day in history dutch Lutheran Church reunites after 1 centuries  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1952 the United Arab Republic (Egypt and Syria) is formed.  

Feb 02   Charles De Roche, actor (10 Commandments), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 05   On this day in history reginald Allen, cricketer (uncle of Gubby, Test Aust v Eng 1887), dies  

Feb 06   On this day in history britain's King George VI dies and is succeeded by his daughter, Elizabeth II.  

Feb 06   On this day in history england replaces King George VI stamp series with Queen Elizabeth II  

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

Feb 08   On this day in history "RCA Victor Show Starring Dennis Day," debuts on NBC TV  

Feb 09   Norman Douglas, essayist/novelist, dies in the year 1952.  

Feb 13   On this day in history alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist, dies at 71  

Feb 13   Rocky Marciano defeated Lee Savold for his 39th straight win on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 15   King George VI is buried in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Hall of Famer Honus Wagner, 77, retires; Pirates retire his #33 on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Ian Craig makes New South Wales cricket debut aged 16 years 249 days (New South Wales record) on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1952 knut [Pedersen] Hamsun, Norwegian writer (Wanders, Nobel 1920), dies  

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

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

Feb 19   On this day in history french offensive at Hanoi  

Feb 19   Knut Hamsun, writer, dies at 92 in the year 1952.  

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

Feb 20   In the year 1952 "African Queen" opens at Capitol Theater in NYC  

Feb 21   Bangladesh Martyrs Day (martyrs of Bengali Language Movement) in the year 1952.  

Feb 21   In the year 1952 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   Graeme Strachan, Australian rock singer (Skyhooks) (d. 2001) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1952 birth of jim Ross, American wrestling announcer  

Jan 07   Giuliano Ferrara was born in the year 1952.  

Jan 08   Lauri Walters, SF Calif, actress (8 is Enough, Harrad Experiment) was born in the year 1952.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of norm Jarvis, Prince Albert Sask, golfer (1984 Chilliwack)  

Jan 08   Vladimir Feltsman, Russian-American pianist was born in the year 1952.  

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   Nawab of Pataudi, cricket (play polo 3 Tests for Eng 3 for Ind), dies in the year 1952.  

Jan 08   Antonia Maury, discoverer (supergiant, giant & dwarf stars), dies in the year 1952.  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history death of artur Kapp, Estonian composer (b. 1878)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history death of curly Howard, American actor and comedian (b. 1903)  

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