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November 1952

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1952?


  • 01 Nov 1952 1st hydrogen device exploded at Eniwetok Atoll in Pacific Fusion occurs for 1st time on Earth
  • 03 Nov 1952 Clarence Birdseye markets frozen peas
  • 04 Nov 1952 Earthquake and flood strike Kamshatka-South America
  • 10 Nov 1952 Trygve Halvdan Lie resigns as 1st Secretary General of UN
  • 12 Nov 1952 Philadelphia Athletics pitcher Bobby Shantz wins AL MVP
  • 13 Nov 1952 False fingernails 1st sold
  • 14 Nov 1952 Greek general Papagos wins elections
  • 18 Nov 1952 Jomo Kenyatta is arrested in Kenya for an alleged connection to the Mau Mau uprising.
  • 19 Nov 1952 North American F-86 Sabre sets world aircraft speed record, 1124 km/h
  • 20 Nov 1952 Cubs slugger Hank Sauer wins NL MVP
  • 21 Nov 1952 Dodgers pitcher Joe Black wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 25 Nov 1952 George Meany appointed as Chairman of AFL
  • 26 Nov 1952 1st modern 3-D movie Bwana Devil, premieres in Hollywood
  • 27 Nov 1952 KTBC TV channel 7 in Austin, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 29 Nov 1952 40th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 21-11
  • 30 Nov 1952 Jackie Robinson charges New York Yankees with racism

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains

Country: United States of America

Active Adults

Active Adults

Directed by: Aaron Fisher-Cohen

Starring: Jonathan Rosen, Lola Kirke, Dominic Chianese, Joanna Merlin

Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam

Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam

Directed by: Abrar Alvi

Starring: Meena Kumari, Guru Dutt, Rehman, Waheeda Rehman

Good Will Hunting

Good Will Hunting

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Starring: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård

Country: United States of America


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East of Eden by John Steinbeck

East of Eden


A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authorsIn his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of …

A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall

A Man Called Peter


In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

Don Camillo And His Flock by Giovanni Guareschi

Don Camillo And His Flock


Set against the post-war backdrop of a rural village in the Emilia-Romagna, this is the second in a new series of hilarious and incisive Don Camillo anthologies, which offer 215 stories

The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk

The Caine Mutiny


The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon …

Prisoner Of Grace by Joyce Cary

Prisoner Of Grace


The Prisoner of Grace is the first novel in the second trilogy, or triptych to use Cary's preferred term. The other two are Except the Lord and Not Honour More in