1952 in the United States

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Events from the year 1952 in the United States of America.

Incumbents

Federal Government

Events

January

  • January 14 – The Today Show premieres on NBC, becoming one of the longest-running television series in America.
  • January 20 – Stanley Eisen is born in New York City. Co-founder of the rock band KISS and changed his name to Paul Stanley.

February

  • February 2 – A tropical storm forms just north of Cuba moving northeast. The storm makes landfall in southern Florida the next day. It is the earliest reported landfall from a tropical storm, and the earliest formation of a tropical storm on record in the Atlantic basin.
  • February 6 – In the United States, a mechanical heart is used for the first time in a human patient.
  • February 20 – Emmett Ashford becomes the first African-American umpire in organized baseball, by being authorized to be a substitute umpire in the Southwestern International League.

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

November 1: Ivy Mike

October

November

November 4: Eisenhower elected in a landslide

December

Undated

Ongoing

Births

Deaths

See also

References

  1. ^ Contiguous U.S. Precipitation – October
  2. ^ Winston, Jay S.; ‘The Weather and Circulation of October 1952: The Driest Month on Record in the United States’; Monthly Weather Review; 80(10); pp. 190-194
  3. ^ Zamula, Evelyn (June 1991). "A New Challenge for Former Polio Patients". FDA Consumer. Food and Drug Administration. 25 (5). Archived from the original on January 26, 2008. Retrieved August 29, 2009. 

External links

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