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September 1952

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1952?


  • 01 Sep 1952 Sutro Baths, SF purchased by George Whitney
  • 02 Sep 1952 Dr Floyd J Lewis 1st uses deep freeze technique in heart surgery
  • 06 Sep 1952 Canadian TV begins in Montreal
  • 07 Sep 1952 66th US Womens Tennis: Maureen Connolly beats Doris Hart (63 75)
  • 08 Sep 1952 CBC Toronto debuts.
  • 10 Sep 1952 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Thomasville Golf Open
  • 11 Sep 1952 West German Chancellor Adenauer signs a reparation pact for Jews.
  • 12 Sep 1952 Strange occurrences, including a monster sighting, take place in Flatwoods, West Virginia.
  • 13 Sep 1952 Adolfo Ruiz Cortinez elected President of Mexico
  • 15 Sep 1952 European Parliament forms in Strasbourg
  • 17 Sep 1952 In the USA, "I am an American Day" and "Constitution Day" renamed "Citizenship Day".
  • 18 Sep 1952 The Soviet Union vetoes Japan's application for membership in the United Nations.
  • 19 Sep 1952 The United States bars Charlie Chaplin from re-entering the country after a trip to England.
  • 20 Sep 1952 KPTV TV channel 12 in Portland, OR (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 23 Sep 1952 Dodgers clinch NL pennant
  • 24 Sep 1952 Dutch Minister Dark sentences war criminal W Lages to death
  • 25 Sep 1952 Hal Newhouser of Tigers wins his 200th game
  • 29 Sep 1952 Lights Out, last airs on NBC-TV

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Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Release year: 1952

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka

Country: United States of America

The Snows of Kilimanjaro

The Snows of Kilimanjaro

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Henry King, Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner, Hildegard Knef

Country: United States of America

The Devil Makes Three

The Devil Makes Three

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Andrew Marton

Starring: Gene Kelly, Pier Angeli, Richard Rober, Richard Egan


Which were the most popular books released in September 1952?
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The Distant Shore by Jan de Hartog

The Distant Shore


A story of war, sea, soldiers, friendships, loyalties and love.

The Hidden Flower by Pearl S. Buck

The Hidden Flower


An affecting portrait of interracial love in post-war JapanPearl S. Buck’s The Hidden Flower centers on the relationship between a Japanese student and an American soldier stationed in post-war Japan.

The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat

The Cruel Sea


A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World Wat II, this is the story of the British ships Compass Rose and Saltash and of their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats.

The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson

The Sea Around Us


Published in 1951, The Sea Around Us is one of the most remarkably successful books ever written about the natural world. Rachel Carson's rare ability to combine scientific insight with moving, poetic prose catapulted her book to first place on …

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 …