Deaths in History in August 1952

  • Aug 5 Sameera Moussa, Egyptian nuclear scientist (b. 1917)
  • Aug 12 David Bergelson, Yiddish language writer (b. 1884)
  • Aug 16 Lydia Field Emmet, American painter (b. 1866)
  • Aug 18 Alberto Hurtado Cruchaga, Chilean Jesuit saint (b. 1901)
  • Aug 20 Kurt Schumacher, German political chairman (SPD), dies at 56
  • Aug 21 Isaac Sadeh, leader of Jewish commando forces, dies
  • Aug 22 Hiranuma KiichirĊ, 24th Prime Minister of Japan, dies at 84
  • Aug 31 Henri Bourassa, French Canadian political leader (b. 1868)