Thursday 24 July 1952
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Vin Weber and Jerry Augustine.
Ivanhoe, directed by Richard Thorpe, 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 Masquerade Party.
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- Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
- St. Ruffin
- St. Wulfhad
- St. David
- St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
- St. Lewine
- St. Kinga/Cunegundes
- St. Francis Solano
- St. Saint Christina the Astonishing
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 9 saints: St. Lupus
- Ancient Latvia - Jekaupa Diena held
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Leo
- Vanuatu - Children's Day
- Ecuador - Sim=n Bolfvar Day
- Venezuela - the Libertador (Sim=n Bolfvar Day)
- Vin Weber: (Rep-R-MN, 1981- ).
- Jerry Augustine: American pro athlete, a baseball player who was pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers from 1975-1984.
- Gus Van Sant: American filmmaker.
- Emile Zatopek runs Olympic record 5K (14:06.6)
- President Truman settles 53-day steel strike
- US President Harry Truman settles 53-day steel strike.
- 112 degrees F (44 degrees C), Louisville, Georgia (state record).
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