1952

Article

December 3, 2021

1952 was a leap year.

Events

January

February

February 6 - George VI (King of the United Kingdom and Dominions of Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan and Ceylon) dies at the age of 56 after a long illness. He is succeeded by his daughter Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh as Queen Elizabeth II, who was visiting Kenya at the time. February 7 - Elizabeth II is proclaimed Queen of the United Kingdom at St James's Palace in London. February 18 - Greece and Turkey become members of NATO.

March

March 10 - Faced with a possible electoral defeat, former Cuban President Fulgencio Batista staged a coup and took power.

April

April 11 - A military coup overthrows the Bolivian National Revolutionary Movement. April 28 - Japan regains its sovereignty under the San Francisco agreement after its defeat in World War II.

May

Jun

June 1 - The Volga-Don canal, which connects the Caspian Sea with the Black Sea, is opened for navigation.

Jul

July 23 - A military coup is carried out in Egypt under the leadership of General Mohamed Nagib, overthrowing King Farouk I. July 23 - The European Coal and Steel Community is founded in Paris, the first forerunner of the European Union. July 25 - The Treaty on the European Coal and Steel Community enters into force, which was the first phase of the creation of the European Union.

August

August 10 - The European Coal and Steel Community begins operations

September

September 8 - Ernest Hemingway's novel The Old Man and the Sea is published. September 9 - in Belgrade, at the confluence of the Sava and the Danube, due to bad weather, the ship "Niš" sank, which was transporting passengers on the line to Zemun, 104 people drowned.

October

November

November 4 - Republican presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower became the new head of the White House, defeating the opponent of the Democratic Party, Adley Stevenson. November 20 - The first official North Pole passenger flight from Los Angeles to Copenhagen. November 25 - Agatha Christie's Mousetrap, performed continuously for more than 60 years, is performed for the first time at the London Theater.

December

December 5 - The beginning of the Great Smog in London. The cold fog combined with the polluted air and brought the city to the village

INSERT INTO `wiki_article`(`id`, `article_id`, `title`, `article`, `img_url`) VALUES ('NULL()','1952','1952','','')