September 1952 calendar

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
  • 06 Sep 1952 A prototype aircraft crashes at the Farnborough Airshow in Hampshire, England, killing 29 spectators and the two on board.
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Music charts

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

  1. - I Should Care
  2. - Because You're Mine
  3. - Lady of Spain
  4. - Takes Two To Tango
  5. - Comes A-Long A-Love


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in September 1952?

Theodora And The Emperor by Harold Lamb

Theodora And The Emperor


Theodora and The Emperor Hardcover book

From Under My Hat by Hedda Hopper

From Under My Hat


Hedda is a great person and knows everything. She tells the truth about her friends and enemies, as well as herself. This bold and honest life story is a great example of how to tell it.

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier

My Cousin Rachel


"From the very first page...the reader is transported back to the dark, brooding atmosphere that Rebecca creates." The New York Times -- Another classic, this time set in beautiful and mysterious Cornwall by the bestselling author Rebecca.

The Distant Shore by Jan de Hartog

The Distant Shore


This is a story about war, sea, soldiers and friendships.

Adlai E. Stevenson Of Illinois by Noel F. Busch

Adlai E. Stevenson Of Illinois


This book, which was published before 1923, is a reproduction of an important original.