Tuesday 26 February 1952
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Enrico Coveri and Dennis Kinney.
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.
On TV people were watching Life Is Worth Living.
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- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Enrico Coveri: French-Italian dress designer, renowned for the richness and brilliance of his styles.
- Dennis Kinney: American baseball player, a left-handed pitcher with the Cleveland Indians (1978), San Diego Padres (1978–80), Detroit Tigers (1981) and Oakland Athletics (1982).
- Jaan Arder: Estonian singer (Apelsin and Hortus Musicus) (d. 2014).
- Theodoros Pangalos: Greek general and politician President of Greece (d. 1952).
- Neth-Indonesian Unity conference
- Prime Minister Winston Churchill announces that Britain has its own atomic bomb.
- Vincent Massey is sworn in as the first Canadian-born Governor-General of Canada.
- United Kingdom Prime Minister Winston Churchill announces that the United Kingdom has an atomic bomb.
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