On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1952

Historical Events

Historic Event

"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

1952 Highlights

About November 1, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio