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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.  

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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   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   Giuliano Ferrara was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1952 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   On this day in history birth of vladimir Feltsman, Russian-American pianist  

Famous Deaths In 1952

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history constantly Permeke, Flemish painter (Boerin), dies at 65  

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

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 in the year 1952.  

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

Jan 17   Walter O "Spike" Briggs, owner (Det Tigers), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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