Sunday 20 July 1952
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
High Noon, directed by Fred Zinnemann, 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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- St. Jerome Aemiliani
- St. Rufina
- St. Flavian
- St. Justa
- St. Margaret of Antioch
- St. Sabinus
- St. Joseph of Barsabas
- Brazil - Friendship Day
- St. Ceslas
- Argentina - Dfa del Amigo (Friendship Day)
- Japan - Marine Day (Umi-no-hi, currently it falls on the third Monday in July.)
- Northern Cyprus - Peace and Freedom Day
- Colombia - Independence Day
- Feast day for at least seventeen saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Aurelius
- St. Wulmar/Ulmar
- St. Severa1
- St. Barhadbesciabas
- St. Severa2
- St. Wilgefortis
- International chess day
- Bob Travaglini: American politician and graduate from Boston State College in 1974, Travaglini served as a Boston City Councilor from 1984-1993, when he was elected to the State Senate.
- Ken Littleton: American homicide suspect, investigated after the murder of 15-year-old Martha Moxley on 10/30/1985.
- Keiko Matsuzaka: Japanese actress.
- Emile Zatopek runs Olympic Record 10K (29:17.0)
- Fausto Coppi wins Tour de France
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