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]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

  • 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. He co-founds the rock band KISS and changes his name to Paul Stanley.

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]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  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. 

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