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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 Ibn Talal I, 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.

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Music charts

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Movies

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The Crimson Pirate

The Crimson Pirate

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Nick Cravat, Eva Bartok, Torin Thatcher

Country: United States of America

Ahora soy rico

Ahora soy rico

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Rogelio A. González

Starring: Pedro Infante, Marga López, Antonio Aguilar, Irma Dorantes

The White Sheik

The White Sheik

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Alberto Sordi, Giulietta Masina, Brunella Bovo, Leopoldo Trieste

Lost in Alaska

Lost in Alaska

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Mitzi Green, Tom Ewell

Monkey Business

Monkey Business

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn

Country: United States of America

Books

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The Fancy Dress Party by Alberto Moravia

The Fancy Dress Party

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Alberto Moravia, the great Italian author, is one of those credited with creating the "modern" form of the novel. This edition consolidates three of his most popular works of fiction.

Catherine Carter by Pamela Hansford Johnson

Catherine Carter

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Catherine Carter tells of two ardent people who loved each other passionately and who have to fight to bring their love to fulfilment.

Winston Churchill by Robert Lewis Taylor

Winston Churchill

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British History, World History, Pol. Science, World War II

Give The Lady What She Wants by Lloyd Wendt and Herman Kogan

Give The Lady What She Wants

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Black cloth with gilt stamped with gloved hand holding a rose and PRESENTATION COPY. Inscribed and signed by Hughston M. McBain.

The Saracen Blade by Frank Yerby

The Saracen Blade

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The story of Pietro di Donati, son of a 13th-century Sicilian peasant, who was born at almost the exact same moment as the Emperor Frederick.