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Historical Events In 1952

Monday, 17 May 2021

May 01   Mr Potato Head, introduced on this day in history.  

May 01   TWA introduces tourist class on this day in history.  

May 01   William Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73 in the year 1952.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 03   "Call Me Madam" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 644 performances in the year 1952.  

May 03   The first airplane to land at the geographic location of the North Pole did so on this day on this day in history.  

May 03   On this day in history the first landing by an airplane at geographic North Pole  

May 04   On this day in history babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Fresno Golf Open  

May 05   On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Herman Wouk (Caine Mutiny)  

May 06   On this day in history alberto Savinio, Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), dies at 60  

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   Canada Lee, black actor (Lost Boundaries), dies in NYC at 45 on this day in history.  

May 11   Giovanni Tebaldini, composer, dies at 87 in the year 1952.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 18   In the year 1952 professor WF Libby said Stonehedge dates back to 1848 BC  

May 18   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

May 21   John Garfield, actor (Juarez, Air Force), dies at 39 on this day in history.  

May 23   Georg Alfred Schumann, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 27   European Defense Community Treaty, establishing an EU army, signed in the year 1952.  

May 28   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 in the year 1952.  

May 29   On this day in history 2nd Round Conference between Dutch Antilles & Suriname ends  

May 31   On this day in history walter Schellenberg, German lawyer/headed spy (Venlo), dies  

Jun 01   East Germany closes its links with West in the year 1952.  

Jun 01   John Dewey, US philosopher (Common Faith), dies at 92 on this day in history.  

Jun 02   In the year 1952 650,000 metal workers go on strike in US  

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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   In the year 1952 birth of wendy Phillips, Bkln NY, actress (Executive Suite, Promised Land)  

Jan 02   Graeme Strachan, Australian rock singer (Skyhooks) (d. 2001) was born in the year 1952.  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of giuliano Ferrara  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Nawab of Pataudi, cricket (play polo 3 Tests for Eng 3 for Ind), dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1952.  

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

Jan 15   Ned Hanlon, Premier of Queensland (b. 1887) died in the year 1952.  

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

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

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