1952 in the United States

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1952 in the United States
Years: 1949 1950 195119521953 1954 1955

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

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Governors[edit]

Lieutenant Governors[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 14 – The Today Show premieres on NBC, becoming one of the longest-running television series in America.

February[edit]

  • 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[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

November 1: Ivy Mike

October[edit]

November[edit]

November 4: Eisenhower elected in a landslide

December[edit]

Undated[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

  • February 2 – John Cornyn, United States Senator from Texas since 2002.
  • February 22 – Bill Frist, United States Senator from Tennessee from 1995 till 2007.
  • March 8 – George Allen, United States Senator from Virginia from 2001 till 2007.
  • May 25 – Gordon H. Smith, United States Senator from 1997 till 2009.
  • June 12 – Spencer Abraham, United States Senator from Michigan from 1995 to 2001.
  • July 17 – David Hasselhoff, actor, singer, producer and businessman
  • July 21 – John Barasso, United States Senator from Wyoming since 2007.
  • August 24 – Bob Corker, United States Senator from Tennessee since 2007.
  • August 26 – Michael Jeter, actor (died 2003)
  • September 25 – Christopher Reeve, actor and activist (d. 2004)
  • October 22 – Jeff Goldblum, actor and former spouse of actress Geena Davis
  • November 9 – Sherrod Brown, United States Senator from Ohio since 2007.
  • December 7 – Susan Collins, United States Senator from Maine since 1997.

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 

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