June 1952 in History

Events in History


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Jun 1 Catholic church puts Andre Gides "Labor" on the index

Writer André Gide
Writer
André Gide
  • Jun 2 650,000 metal workers go on strike in US
  • Jun 2 Maurice Olley of General Motors begins designing the Corvette
  • Jun 3 Romanian premier Petru Groza chosen president
  • Jun 10 US President Harry Truman expresses a desire to nationalize the steel industry
  • Jun 10 St Louis Browns fire manager Rogers Hornsby
  • Jun 12 USSR declares peace treaty with Japan invalid
  • Jun 12 2nd Berlin International Film Festival: "One Summer of Happiness" wins Golden Bear (audience vote)
  • Jun 13 Soviet fighters shoot Swedish Dakota down over East Sea, kills 8
  • Jun 14 General strike in Tunisia
  • Jun 14 Keel laid for 1st nuclear powered sub USS Nautilus (4th to be named Nautilus)
  • Jun 16 Soviet Fighters shoot Swedish Catalina reconnaissance flight down
  • Jun 17 2 mine cave-ins at Charleroi, Belgium
  • Jun 21 Philippine School of Commerce, through a republic act, is converted to Philippine College of Commerce; later to be the Polytechnic University of the Philippines.
  • Jun 23 US airplanes bomb energy centers at Yalu Korea
  • Jun 25 Dutch social democratic party wins 2nd-Parliamentary election
  • Jun 26 Dutch social democratic party wins elections (29%)

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Jun 26 Nelson Mandela & 51 others infringe South Africa curfew

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • Jun 29 USS Oriskany becomes 1st aircraft carrier to sail around Cape Horn
  • Jun 30 Hussein Sirri Pasha forms Egyptian government

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 2 Gary Bettman, American National Hockey League commissioner
  • Jun 8 Lindka Cierach, fashion designer
  • Jun 8 Martin Taylor, CEO (Barclays Bank)
  • Jun 12 Seigfried Brietzke, German DR, coxless rower (Oly-gold-1972, 76, 80)
  • Jun 12 Spencer Abraham, Secretary of Energy under George W. Bush
  • Jun 13 Tony Bruno, American talkshow host
  • Jun 13 Jean-Marie Dedecker, Belgian politician and former judoka
  • Jun 14 Leon Wieseltier, American writer.
  • Jun 15 Lorna Young, salesperson
  • Jun 16 George Papandreou, junior, Greek politician
  • Jun 18 Barry Champagne, Louisiana, stunt coorindator (Licence to Kill)
  • Jun 19 Robert Ainsworth, British MP
  • Jun 20 Vikram Seth, Indian poet
  • Jun 21 Kôichi Mashimo, Japanese anime director
  • Jun 24 Stephen Pusey, British-born artist
  • Jun 27 Madan Kumar Bhandari, Nepalese politician (d. 1993)
  • Jun 29 Joe Johnson, English snooker player
  • Jun 30 Athanassios S. Fokas, Greek mathematician

Deaths in History


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Jun 1 John Dewey, US philosopher (Common Faith), dies at 92

Philosopher, Psychologist, Writer John Dewey
Philosopher, Psychologist, Writer
John Dewey
  • Jun 12 Michael von Faulhaber, Cardinal/archbishop of Munich, dies at 83
  • Jun 13 Max Pulver, writer, dies
  • Jun 15 Jakob Jud, Swiss linguist/etymologist, dies at 70
  • Jun 16 Andrew Lawson, Scottish-American geologist, first to map the entire San Andreas Fault (b. 1861)
  • Jun 17 Jack Parsons, American rocket-fuel pioneer and renegade occultist (b. 1914)
  • Jun 18 Efim D Bogolyubov, Russian chess player, dies at 63
  • Jun 27 Max Dehn, German mathematician (b. 1878)