Saturday 1 March 1952
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Rancho Notorious, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Eudoxia
- Self Injury Awareness Day
- Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
- Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
- Saint David's Day (National Holiday of Wales).
- Iceland - This day is called the Beer Day, but this day in 1989 beer was allowed again.
- Martisor - a seasonal holiday in Romania.
- Baba Marta - a Bulgarian custom when the Martenitsa is worn for good health and luck symbolizing the beginning of the spring season in Bulgaria.
- Eight Hours Day - Tasmania, Australia.
- Saint Albin
- Labour day - Western Australia.
- Saint Swidbert
- Bah�'f Faith - Last Day (4 or 5) of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- World Day of Prayer.
- Roman Empire - The sacred fire of Rome was renewed (See Vesta).
- Roman Empire - New Year.
- World Civil Defense Day - This Day commemorates the entry into force in 1972 of the ICDO Constitution as an inter-governmental organisation. 
- Roman Empire - Matronalia in honor of Juno.
- Independence Day in Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Saint Monan, largely legendary Scottish saint.
- Nevada Barr: Novelist.
- Steven Barnes: American author and screenwriter.
- Roy Marten: Indonesian actor and producer.
- Jerri Nielsen: American physician and explorer (d. 2009).
- Martin O'Neill: Northern Irish footballer and manager.
- Brian Winters: American basketball player and coach
- Didier Cohen: French writer, TV screenwriter and photographer.
- Leigh Matthews: Australian rules footballer and coach
- Alice Ritzman in Kalispell: Montana, USA; LPGA golfer (1995 Rochester International-5th).
- David Allen Barr in Kelowna: British Columbia, Canada; PGA golfer (Atlanta Golf Classic).
- Mariano Azuela: Mexican physician and author (d. 1952).
- Helgoland, in North Sea, returned to West Germany by Britain
- Egyptian government-Ali Maher Pasja resigns.
- Founding of the British Phycological Society.
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