Monday 25 August 1952
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Geoff Downes and Vijayakanth .
Big Jim McLain, directed by Edward Ludwig, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while Journey To The Far Pacific by Thomas E. Dewey was one of the best selling books.
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- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
- Geoff Downes: English keyboard player songwriter and producer (The Buggles Yes and Asia).
- Vijayakanth : Indian actor and politician.
- Ann Abraham: English public servant.
- Duleep Mendis: Sri Lankan cricketer and coach.
- Puerto Rico becomes a US commonwealth
- Detroit Tigers' Virgil Trucks second no-hitter of year, beats New York Yankees, 1-0.
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