What Happened on November 20, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Cubs slugger Hank Sauer wins NL MVP
  • George Axelrod's "Seven Year Itch" premieres in NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Slánský trials begin - a series of Stalinist and anti-Semitic show trials in Czechoslovakia.

Soviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin
Soviet Union Premier
Joseph Stalin

Famous Birthdays

  • John Van Boxmeer, National Hockey League player

Famous Deaths

  • Benedetto Croce, Italian philosopher (La Critica), dies at 86