1952 in the United Kingdom

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1952 in the United Kingdom:
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Events from the year 1952 in the United Kingdom. This year sees a change of monarch.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

The 3 Queens in mourning – Queen Elizabeth II, her grandmother Queen Mary and mother Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother at the funeral of King George VI.
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The UK's first nuclear bomb

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Churchill renews 'special relationship'". On This Day. BBC. 5 January 1952. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  2. ^ Yates, A. H. (2 January 1953). "Airflow over Mountains". Flight 63 (2293): 2–3. Retrieved 2012-04-23. 
  3. ^ White, Kevin (26 January 2012). "60th anniversary of Aer Lingus disaster". Caernarfon and Denbigh Herald. Retrieved 2012-04-23. 
  4. ^ a b Kynaston, David (2009). Family Britain, 1951-57. London: Bloomsbury. ISBN 978-0-7475-8385-1. 
  5. ^ "Korea truce talks hit stalemate". On This Day. BBC. 30 January 1952. Retrieved 2011-05-05. 
  6. ^ "Test drive for TV detector vans". On This Day. BBC. 1 February 1952. Archived from the original on 27 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  7. ^ a b c d Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  8. ^ "King George VI dies in his sleep". On This Day. BBC. 15 February 1952. Retrieved 2011-05-05. 
  9. ^ "Wembley - Saturday 3rd May". Archived from the original on 11 March 2007. 
  10. ^ "London Mail Robbery". The Times (52318) (London). 1952-05-22. p. 6. 
  11. ^ "£200,000 Stolen From Van". The Times (52319) (London). 1952-05-23. p. 6. 
  12. ^ "History". Cairngorm Reindeer Herd. Reindeer Company. Archived from the original on 22 July 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-16. 
  13. ^ "Prescription Charges". Royal Pharmaceutical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2010-06-13. 
  14. ^ Marshall, Prince (1972). Wheels of London. The Sunday Times Magazine. pp. 80, 93–96. ISBN 0-7230-0068-9. 
  15. ^ "Flood devastates Devon village". On This Day. BBC. 16 August 1952. Archived from the original on 15 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  16. ^ "Dozens die in air show tragedy". On This Day. BBC. 6 September 1952. Archived from the original on 25 October 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  17. ^ "US Immigration slams door on Chaplin". On This Day. BBC. 19 September 1952. Retrieved 2011-05-05. 
  18. ^ "The Lost Decade Timeline". BBC. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  19. ^ "Tea rationing to end". On This Day. BBC. 3 October 1952. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  20. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 404–405. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  21. ^ "Many die as three trains crash at Harrow". On This Day. BBC. 8 October 1952. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  22. ^ Gruffydd, Gethin (13 February 2007). "Welsh Republican Movement 1946–1956: Time Line". Alternative Welsh Nationalist Archive. Archived from the original on 7 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-08. 
  23. ^ "Claerwen Dam Opened By The Queen: Birmingham's Link With Wales". The Times (52451) (London). 24 October 1952. p. 4. 
  24. ^ "New Ambassadors Theatre". arthurlloyd.co.uk. Archived from the original on 9 November 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  25. ^ "London fog clears after days of chaos". On This Day. BBC. 9 December 1952. Archived from the original on 24 October 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  26. ^ Farrugia, Jean Young (1969). The Letter Box: a history of Post Office pillar and wall boxes. Fontwell: Centaur Press. ISBN 0-900000-14-7. 
  27. ^ "The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1952". Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  28. ^ "Queen makes first Christmas speech". On This Day. BBC. 25 December 1952. Archived from the original on 28 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  29. ^ Evans, Paul; Doyle, Peter (2009). The 1940s Home. Oxford: Shire Publications. ISBN 978-0-7478-0736-0. 
  30. ^ The Hutchinson Factfinder. Helicon. 1999. ISBN 1-85986-000-1. 
  31. ^ Keating, H. R. F. (1982). Whodunit? – a guide to crime, suspense and spy fiction. London: Windward. ISBN 0-7112-0249-4. 

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