On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1952

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Ivy Mike", the first thermonuclear weapon to utilize the H-bomb design of Edward Teller and Stanislaw Ulam, is detonated in the Marshall Islands, Pacific Ocean

Physicist Edward Teller
Edward Teller

1952 Highlights

About November 1, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio