March 1952 calendar

March 1952

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 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 March 1952: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1952?


  • 01 Mar 1952 Egyptian government-Ali Maher Pasja resigns.
  • 02 Mar 1952 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open.
  • 03 Mar 1952 Puerto Rico approves their first self-written constitution.
  • 08 Mar 1952 Ronald Reagan marries Nancy Davis
  • 09 Mar 1952 Heinz Neuhaus wins Europe Heavyweight Boxing title.
  • 10 Mar 1952 Military coup by General Fulgencio Batista in Cuba.
  • 15 Mar 1952 2 in the Aisle closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 276 performances
  • 16 Mar 1952 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship.
  • 18 Mar 1952 First plastic lens for cataract patients fitted (Philadelphia).
  • 20 Mar 1952 24th Academy Awards: American in Paris, Humphrey Bogart and Vivian Leigh win.
  • 21 Mar 1952 3 Wishes for Jamie opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 94 performances
  • 22 Mar 1952 Dutch DC-6 crashes near Frankfurt, Germany, killing 44.
  • 24 Mar 1952 Great demonstrations against apartheid in South Africa.
  • 27 Mar 1952 Sun Records of Memphis begins releasing records
  • 28 Mar 1952 US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Tenley Albright.
  • 29 Mar 1952 U.S. President Harry S. Truman announces that he will not seek reelection.
  • 30 Mar 1952 6th Tony Awards: Fourposter and King and I win.
  • 10 Mar 1952 Fulgencio Batista leads a successful coup in Cuba.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Wheel of Fortune
  2. - Hambone
  3. - Blue Tango
  4. - A-Round the Corner
  5. - A Guy is a Guy


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in March 1952?

A Foreign Policy For Americans by Robert A. Taft

A Foreign Policy For Americans


The Senator from Ohio Substitutes the Same Analysis for Expediency. An essential book on foreign policy.

From Here To Eternity by James Jones

From Here To Eternity


1941, Diamond Head, Hawaii Pvt. Robert E. Lee Prewitt, a champion welterweight boxer and a great bugler. He refuses to be part of the company's boxing squad, and he is given "the treatment".

Let It Come Down by Paul Bowles

Let It Come Down


Paul Bowles' Let It Come Down charts the tragic story of Nelson Dyar (a New York bank teller) who travels to Tangier seeking a better life.

The Forrestal Diaries by Walter Millis and E.S. Duffield

The Forrestal Diaries


This rare antiquarian book is a facsimile of the original. It may have marks, marginalia, and other imperfections due to its age.

The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson

The Sea Around Us


The Sea Around Us was published in 1951 and is one of the most successful books ever about the natural world. Rachel Carson's unique ability to combine scientific insight and moving, poetic prose saw her book rise to the top …