1952

From top to bottom, left to right: President Sukarno addressing protestors in front of the Merdeka Palace during the 17 October affair; supporters of the Bolivian National Revolution; a tsunami produced by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake in Russia that killed 2,336 people reaches Midway Atoll; The Catalina shot down by Soviet forces while searching for the missing Hugin; the 1952 Winter Olympics are held in Oslo, Norway; The leaders of the 1952 Egyptian Revolution; the signing of Reparations Agreement between Israel and the Federal Republic of Germany; Elizabeth II becomes monarch of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
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1952 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1952
MCMLII
Ab urbe condita2705
Armenian calendar1401
ԹՎ ՌՆԱ
Assyrian calendar6702
Baháʼí calendar108–109
Balinese saka calendar1873–1874
Bengali calendar1359
Berber calendar2902
British Regnal year16 Geo. 6 – 1 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2496
Burmese calendar1314
Byzantine calendar7460–7461
Chinese calendar辛卯年 (Metal Rabbit)
4649 or 4442
    — to —
壬辰年 (Water Dragon)
4650 or 4443
Coptic calendar1668–1669
Discordian calendar3118
Ethiopian calendar1944–1945
Hebrew calendar5712–5713
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2008–2009
 - Shaka Samvat1873–1874
 - Kali Yuga5052–5053
Holocene calendar11952
Igbo calendar952–953
Iranian calendar1330–1331
Islamic calendar1371–1372
Japanese calendarShōwa 27
(昭和27年)
Javanese calendar1883–1884
Juche calendar41
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4285
Minguo calendarROC 41
民國41年
Nanakshahi calendar484
Thai solar calendar2495
Tibetan calendar阴金兔年
(female Iron-Rabbit)
2078 or 1697 or 925
    — to —
阳水龙年
(male Water-Dragon)
2079 or 1698 or 926

1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1952nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 952nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 52nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1950s decade.

1952 Summer Olympic Games stamp
1952 Summer Olympic Games

Events

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

The explosion of the first hydrogen bomb.

Date unknown

Births

Births
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

January

Esperanza Aguirre
Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
Sammo Hung
Marek Belka
Asma Jahangir

February

Park Geun-hye
Jenny Shipley
Lee Hsien Loong
Sushma Swaraj
Tomislav Nikolić

March

Harvey Weinstein

April

Annette O'Toole
Rosemarie Ackermann
Jean-Paul Gaultier

May

David Byrne
Mr. T
Anne-Marie David

June

Bronisław Komorowski
Liam Neeson
George Papandreou
John Goodman

July

Dan Aykroyd
Álvaro Uribe
Ahmed Nazif
Liz Mitchell
David Hasselhoff

August

Moya Brennan
Zoran Đinđić
Hun Sen
Joe Strummer
Patrick Swayze
Michael Jeter
Paul Reubens

September

Rishi Kapoor
Neil Peart
Nile Rodgers
Manuel Zelaya
Christopher Reeve

October

Vladimir Putin
Verónica Castro
Jeff Goldblum
Roberto Benigni

November

Roseanne Barr
Imran Khan

December

Michael Dorn
Allan Simonsen

Deaths

January

Curly Howard
Sveinn Björnsson

February

King George VI
King Knut Hamsun

March

Charles Scott Sherrington
Alexandra Kollontai

April

Ferenc Molnár

May

Maria Montessori

June

John Dewey
Felix Calonder

July

Eva Perón

August

Hiranuma Kiichirō

September

Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg

October

Hattie McDaniel
Billy Hughes

November

Harold Innis
Chaim Weizmann

December

Vittorio Emanuele Orlando
Karen Horney

Nobel Prizes


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