On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1952

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Catholic church puts Andre Gides "Labor" on the index

Writer André Gide
Writer
André Gide
  • French Championships Men's Tennis: England based Czech Jaroslav Drobný wins his 2nd straight French title; beats Frank Sedgman of Australia 6-2, 6-0, 3-6, 6-4
  • French Championships Women's Tennis: Doris Hart beats fellow American Shirley Fry 6-4, 6-4 for her 2nd French singles title

Famous Birthdays

  • Şenol Güneş, Turkish soccer goalkeeper (31 caps; Trabzonspor) and manager (Trabzonspor, Bursaspor, Beşiktaş, Turkey), born in Trabzon, Turkey

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJohn Dewey

John Dewey, American philosopher (Common Faith), dies at 92

Philosopher, Psychologist, Writer John Dewey
Philosopher, Psychologist, Writer
John Dewey

1952 Highlights

About June 1, 1952

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini