On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1952

Historical Events

  • Mr Potato Head introduced
  • TWA introduces tourist class
  • US Marines take part in an atomic explosion training in Nevada

Famous Deaths

  • William Fox [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73
1952 Highlights

About May 1, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus