What Happened on July 26, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • King Farouk I of Egypt abdicates [Black Saturday]

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mickey Mantle hits his 1st grand-slammer

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Famous Birthdays

  • Ludmila Maslakova, USSR, relay runner (Olympic-silver-1980)
  • Scott David Cook, CEO (Intuit-Quicken), born in Glendale, California

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Eva Perón [Evita], Argentine First Lady and actress, dies of cancer at 33

First Lady of Argentina Eva Perón
First Lady of Argentina
Eva Perón