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Historical Events In 1952

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

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 in the year 1952.  

Jan 25   Sveinn Bjornsson, Danish 1st pres of Iceland (1944-52), dies at 70 in the year 1952.  

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   On this day in history 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   Dutch Lutheran Church reunites after 1 centuries in the year 1952.  

Feb 01   In the year 1952 general strike against French colonial management in Tunisia  

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

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

Feb 04   In the year 1952 1st black executive of a major TV station (Jackie Robinson-WNBC NY)  

Feb 05   Reginald Allen, cricketer (uncle of Gubby, Test Aust v Eng 1887), dies in the year 1952.  

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

Feb 06   In the year 1952 england replaces King George VI stamp series with Queen Elizabeth II  

Feb 06   George VI, King of Britain (1936-52), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history rocky Marciano defeated Lee Savold for his 39th straight win  

Feb 14   On this day in history 6th Olympic winter games open at Oslo, Norway  

Feb 14   6th Winter Olympics games opens in Oslo, Norway on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1952.  

Feb 16   In the year 1952 ian Craig makes New South Wales cricket debut aged 16 years 249 days (New South Wales record)  

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

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

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

Feb 19   French offensive at Hanoi in the year 1952.  

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

Feb 20   In the year 1952 "African Queen" opens at Capitol Theater in New York NY  

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

Feb 21   In the year 1952 bangladesh Martyrs Day (martyrs of Bengali Language Movement)  

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 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 in the year 1952.  

Jan 03   Jim Ross, American wrestling announcer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1952 birth of norm Jarvis, Prince Albert Sask, golfer (1984 Chilliwack)  

Jan 08   Vladimir Feltsman, Russian-American pianist was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1952

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Constantly Permeke, Flemish painter (Boerin), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Nawab of Pataudi, cricket (play polo 3 Tests for Eng 3 for Ind), dies in the year 1952.  

Jan 08   On this day in history antonia Maury, discoverer (supergiant, giant & dwarf stars), dies  

Jan 11   In the year 1952 jean JM de Lattre de Tassigny, gen (N-Africa/Indo-China), dies at 61  

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

Jan 15   On this day in history death of ned Hanlon, Premier of Queensland (b. 1887)  

Jan 17   On this day in history walter O "Spike" Briggs, owner (Det Tigers), dies at 74  

Jan 18   In the year 1952 death of curly Howard, American actor and comedian (b. 1903)  

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