Year 1952 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 21 Jawaharlal Nehru's Congress party wins general election in India
  • Feb 6 Queen Elizabeth II succeeds King George VI to the British throne and proclaimed Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms including Canada, Australia and New Zealand
  • Feb 10 India holds its first general election: Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru remains in power
  • Mar 10 Military coup led by General Fulgencio Batista in Cuba
  • Apr 1 Big Bang theory proposed in Physical Review by Alpher, Bethe & George Gamow
  • May 7 The concept of the integrated circuit, the basis for all modern computers, is first published by Geoffrey Dummer
  • Nov 1 "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
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