Thursday 15 May 1952
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rick Waits baseball pitcher (Texas Rangers and Phil Seymour.
Scaramouche, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The Devil'S Advocate by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Reflets de Cannes.
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- Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
- Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
- Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
- International day of climate changes.
- International conscientious objectors' day.
- Buddha's Birthday in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and South Korea (2005).
- United States - Peace Officers Memorial Day.
- International day of families.
- Teacher's Day in Mexico (Dfa del Maestro) and South Korea (??? ?).
- Saint Dymphna
- Saint Achillius
- Saint Gerebern
- Saint Isidore the Labourer
- Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle
- Saint Reticius
- Saint Denise
- Slovenia - Day of Slovenian armed forces.
- Rick Waits baseball pitcher (Texas Rangers: Cleveland Indians, Minnesota Twins).
- Phil Seymour: American musician, drummer with "The Dwight Twilley Band," 1968-1978.
- Chazz Palminteri: American actor director producer and screenwriter.
- Detroit Tigers' pitcher Virgil Trucks no-hits Washington Senators, 1-0.
- Johnny Longden becomes second jockey to ride 4,000 winners.
- Diplomatic relations are established between the governments of Israel and Japan at the level of legations.
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