Historical Events in 1952 (Part 3)

Events 401 - 417 of 417

  • Dec 14 Uprising of captives in Pongam South Korea, 82 die
  • Dec 15 "Two's Company" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 90 performances
  • Dec 15 Christine Jorgenson is 1st person to undergo a sex-change operation
  • Dec 15 KHON TV channel 2 in Honolulu, HI (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Dec 15 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Orientales Ecclesias
  • Dec 18 Ellis W Ryan resigns as Cleve Indians president
  • Dec 19 Queen Juliana unveals statue "Docker"
  • Dec 20 KHQ TV channel 6 in Spokane, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Dec 21 Broadway Tunnel opens in SF
  • Dec 21 WSBT TV channel 22 in South Bend, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Dec 22 French government of Pinay, resigns
  • Dec 22 WSBA (now WPMT) TV channel 43 in York, PA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Dec 23 Alain Bombard arrives in Barbados after 65 days at sea proving his theory that a shipwrecked person could survive with almost no provisions, despite having lost 25 kg (65 lbs)in weight
  • Dec 28 Detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns 17-7 in NFL championship game
  • Dec 29 1st transistorized hearing aid offered for sale (Elmsford NY)
  • Dec 30 Tuskegee Inst reports 1952 as 1st yr in 71 with no lynchings in US
  • Dec 31 41st Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Adelaide (4-1)