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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 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.

But much more happened on August 1952: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1952?


Events

  • 03 Aug 1952 15th Olympic games close in Helsinki Finland
  • 05 Aug 1952 The Treaty of Taipei between Japan and the Republic of China goes into effect, to officially end the Second Sino-Japanese War.
  • 06 Aug 1952 Satchel Paige, 47, becomes oldest pitcher to win a complete shutout
  • 08 Aug 1952 Syngman Ree re-elected President of South-Korea
  • 09 Aug 1952 General strike against overtime conscription in Belgium
  • 10 Aug 1952 Louise Suggs wins LPGA All American Women Golf Tournament
  • 11 Aug 1952 Hussein bin Talal is proclaimed King of Jordan.
  • 12 Aug 1952 Hussain ibn Talal proclaimed King of Jordan
  • 13 Aug 1952 Japan joins the IMF.
  • 14 Aug 1952 West Germany joins the IMF and the World Bank.
  • 15 Aug 1952 19th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Los Angeles 10, All-Stars 7 (88,316)
  • 16 Aug 1952 Lynmouth, North Devon, England is devastated by floods 34 die.
  • 17 Aug 1952 Fallout 1st used (NY Times)
  • 20 Aug 1952 Stalin meets Chou Enlai
  • 22 Aug 1952 The penal colony on Devil's Island is permanently closed.
  • 23 Aug 1952 Arab League security pact goes into effect
  • 25 Aug 1952 Puerto Rico becomes a US commonwealth
  • 26 Aug 1952 Fluoridation of San Francisco water begins.
  • 27 Aug 1952 Emil Zatopek wins 12th olympics marathon (2:23:03.2)
  • 28 Aug 1952 German and Israeli reach accord about recovery payments
  • 30 Aug 1952 The last Finnish war reparations are sent to the Soviet Union.
  • 31 Aug 1952 The Grenzlandring racetrack closes in Wegberg, Germany.
  • 15 Aug 1952 A flash flood drenches the town of Lynmouth, England, killing 34 people.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in August 1952?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - You Belong To Me
  2. - Should I
  3. - Trying
  4. - You Belong to Me
  5. - Jambalaya

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in August 1952?

Lament For Four Virgins by Lael Tucker

Lament For Four Virgins

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Lament for Four Virgins

The Great Enterprise by H.A. Overstreet

The Great Enterprise

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Relationship between OURSELF and OUR WORLD PART 1. MATURING EQUIPMENT 1. THE SELF IMAGE 2. IMAGES OF OTHERS 3. THE EGOCENTRIC TRAP 4. Over under relations 5.

The Shining Tides by Win Brooks

The Shining Tides

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281 pages. Cape Cod, "It has vigor. It also has a kind of splendor." From the inside flap. BCE

Windom'S Way by James Ramsey Ullman

Windom'S Way

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Excellent hardcover. Fair DJ. Pages are unmarked and clean. The covers show only minor shelf wear. Binding is strong, hinges tight.

Journey To The Far Pacific by Thomas E. Dewey

Journey To The Far Pacific

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"This book tells the story of Dewey's first-hand experience with the Orient conditions.