Tuesday 2 September 1952
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Earl Pomeroy and Jimmy Connors.
Monkey Business, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
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- Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
- Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Sophia
- Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
- Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
- Vietnam - National Day (independence from France, 1945)
- Earl Pomeroy: (Rep-D-North Dakota).
- Jimmy Connors: American athlete, one of the reigning giants of tennis in the 1970s.
- Ros Reines: Australian gossip columnist for the Daily Telegraph.
- Brenda Ritchie: American talent manager of vocal artists; the former wife of Lionel Ritchie.
- Mihhail Lotman: Estonian linguist scholar and politician.
- Dr Floyd J Lewis 1st uses deep freeze technique in heart surgery
- Dr. C. Walton Lillehei and Dr. F. John Lewis perform the first open-heart surgery at the University of Minnesota.
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