Wednesday 20 February 1952
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Catherine Cummins in Clintwood .
Love Is Better Than Ever, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Life Is Worth Living.
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- Catherine Cummins in Clintwood: Virginia, USA; first of five siblings born on February 20.
- African Queen opens at Capitol Theater in New York City
- 1st black umpire in organized baseball certified (Emmett Ashford)
- Emmett Ashford becomes the first African-American umpire in organized baseball by being authorized to be a substitute umpire in the Southwestern International League.
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