Historical Events In 1952
Wednesday, 24 February 2021
May 01 Mr Potato Head, introduced in the year 1952.
May 01 In the year 1952 tWA introduces tourist class
May 01 William Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1952.
May 03 In the year 1952 "Call Me Madam" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 644 performances
May 03 The first airplane to land at the geographic location of the North Pole did so on this day in the year 1952.
May 03 In the year 1952 the first landing by an airplane at geographic North Pole
May 04 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Fresno Golf Open on this day in history.
May 05 Pulitzer prize awarded to Herman Wouk (Caine Mutiny) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1952 canada Lee, black actor (Lost Boundaries), dies in NYC at 45
May 11 Giovanni Tebaldini, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.
May 13 In the year 1952 minor-league Bristol pitcher Ron Necciai strikes out 27 in 9-innings
May 13 Pandit Nehru becomes premier of India on this day in history.
May 15 Albert Basserman, actor (Madame Curie, Rhapsody in Blue), dies at 84 in the year 1952.
May 16 Alec Hearne, cricketer (scored 9 in Test for Eng v S Afr 1892), dies on this day in history.
May 18 Professor WF Libby said Stonehedge dates back to 1848 BC in the year 1952.
May 18 In the year 1952 rossetter Gleason Cole, composer, dies at 86
May 21 Bkln Dodgers score 15 runs in 1st inning & beat Cin Reds, 19-1 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1952.
May 23 In the year 1952 georg Alfred Schumann, composer, dies at 85
May 25 In the year 1952 uSS Iowa bombards Chongjin, Korea.
May 26 On this day in history 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 2nd Round Conference between Dutch Antilles & Suriname ends on this day in history.
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 On this day in history john Dewey, US philosopher (Common Faith), dies at 92
Jun 02 650,000 metal workers go on strike in US in the year 1952.