Friday August 15, 1952
US date format: 8/15/1952, UK date format: 15/8/1952
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 15, 1952). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Bernard Lacombe and Marc Hardy.
The Crimson Pirate, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Meet Your Match.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 15, 1952?
- Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
- Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
- Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
- RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
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- 19th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Los Angeles 10, All-Stars 7 (88,316)
- Devon, United Kingdom A flashflood drenches the town of Lynmouth, killing 34 people.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 15, 1952?
On August 15, 1952 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is August 15, 1952?
On August 15, 1952 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 15, 1952?
On August 15, 1952 the US President was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 15, 1952?
On August 15, 1952 the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 15, 1952?
On August 15, 1952 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 15, 1952?
On August 15, 1952 several famous people were born including, Bernard Lacombe, Marc Hardy, Ger Hoeymakers.