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Abdalá Jaime Bucaram Ortiz (born February 4, 1952) is an Ecuadorian politician and lawyer who was President of Ecuador from August 10, 1996, to February 6, 1997.
Abdul Haris Nasution (3 December 1918 – 6 September 2000) was an Indonesian general who was twice appointed Army Chief of Staff and who escaped an assassination attempt during the 1965 coup attempt by 30 September Movement.
Ace York Aguilar Vergel (January 22, 1952 – December 15, 2007) was a Filipino actor dubbed "The Original Bad Boy of Philippine Movies".
Adi Shamir (עדי שמיר; born July 6, 1952) is an Israeli cryptographer.
Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (February 5, 1900 – July 14, 1965) was an American lawyer, politician, and diplomat, noted for his intellectual demeanor, eloquent public speaking, and promotion of progressive causes in the Democratic Party.
Adolfo Tomás Ruiz Cortines (December 30, 1890 – December 3, 1973) was President of Mexico from 1952 to 1958, representing the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI).
Advent Bangun (born Advani Rangua; October 12, 1952 – February 10, 2018) was a 12-time Indonesian karateka champion.
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, (born Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English writer.
Agrarian reform can refer either, narrowly, to government-initiated or government-backed redistribution of agricultural land (see land reform) or, broadly, to an overall redirection of the agrarian system of the country, which often includes land reform measures.
Dato' Seri Haji Ahmad Husni bin Mohamad Hanadzlah (born 21 July 1952) is the former Second Minister of Finance of Malaysia.
Ahmed Nazif (أحمد نظيف,; born 8 July 1952) served as the Prime Minister of Egypt from 14 July 2004 to 29 January 2011, when his cabinet was dismissed by President Hosni Mubarak in light of a popular uprising that led to the Egyptian Revolution of 2011.
Ahmed Ouyahia (أحمد أويحيى) (born 2 July 1952) is an Algerian politician who has been Prime Minister of Algeria since 2017; previously he was Prime Minister from 1995 to 1998, from 2003 to 2006, and from 2008, Jeune Afrique, 9 June 2009.
Alain Bombard (27 October 1924 – 19 July 2005) was a French biologist, physician and politician famous for sailing across the Atlantic Ocean in a small boat.
Alain Cortes (born 7 July 1952) is a French modern pentathlete.
Alastair James Stewart OBE (born 22 June 1952) is an English journalist and newscaster, employed by ITN where he is a main newscaster for ITV News.
Albert Bassermann (7 September 1867 – 15 May 1952) was a German stage and screen actor.
Brigadier General Albert Camille Vital (born 18 July 1952) is a Malagasy Army officer, politician and civil engineer who was Prime Minister of Madagascar from 2009 to 2011.
Albert Schweitzer, OM (14 January 1875 – 4 September 1965) was a French-German theologian, organist, writer, humanitarian, philosopher, and physician.
Saint Alberto Hurtado Cruchaga, S.J. (born Luis Alberto Hurtado Cruchaga on January 22, 1901 in Viña del Mar, Chile – August 18, 1952 in Santiago, Chile), popularly known in Chile as Padre Hurtado (Father Hurtado), was a Chilean Jesuit priest, lawyer, social worker and writer of Basque origin, founder of the Hogar de Cristo foundation.
Alberto Savinio, real name Andrea Francesco Alberto de Chirico (25 August 1891 – 5 May 1952) was an Italian writer, painter, musician, journalist, essayist, playwright, set designer and composer.
Alexandra Mikhailovna Kollontai (Алекса́ндра Миха́йловна Коллонта́й — née Domontovich, Домонто́вич; – 9 March 1952) was a Russian Communist revolutionary, first as a member of the Mensheviks, then from 1915 on as a Bolshevik.
Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (24 December 1879 – 28 December 1952) was Queen of Denmark as the spouse of King Christian X. She was also Queen of Iceland from 1 December 1918 to 17 June 1944.
Alexei David Sayle (born 7 August 1952) is an English stand-up comedian, actor, author and former recording artist, and was a central figure in the alternative comedy movement in the 1980s.
Alexis Argüello (April 19, 1952 – July 1, 2009) was a Nicaraguan professional boxer who competed from 1968 to 1995, and later became a politician.
Alfre Woodard (born November 8, 1952) is an American film, stage, and television actress, producer, and political activist.
Alison Skipworth (born Alison Mary Elliott Margaret Groom, 25 July 1863 – 5 July 1952) was an English stage and screen actress.
Allan Rodenkam Simonsen (born 15 December 1952) is a Danish former footballer and manager.
Allan Wipper Wells MBE (born 3 May 1952) is a former British track and field sprinter who became the 100 metres Olympic champion at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.
Larkin Allen Collins Jr. (July 19, 1952 – January 23, 1990) was one of the founding members and guitarists of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, and co-wrote many of the band's songs with late frontman Ronnie Van Zant.
The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945).
Almas Ildyrym (Almas İldırım), born Ildyrym Almaszadeh (25 March 1907, Baku – 14 January 1952, Elazığ, Turkey), was an Azerbaijani poet.
Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (3 February 1898 – 11 May 1976) was a Finnish architect and designer.
The American Embassy School (AES), South Delhi, India, is an independent, co-educational day school which offers an educational program from prekindergarten through Grade 12.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Amy Tan (born February 19, 1952) is an American writer whose works explore mother-daughter relationships and the Chinese American experience.
André Cheron (August 24, 1880 – January 26, 1952) was an American character actor of the late silent and early sound film eras.
André Paul Guillaume Gide (22 November 1869 – 19 February 1951) was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Andrés Luna de San Pedro y Pardo de Tavera (September 9, 1887 – January 22, 1952) is a Filipino architect who built the first air-conditioned building in the Philippines, the Crystal Arcade Building (now present site of PNB Escolta Building) that was once located on No.
Andrea Cassulo (30 November 1869 – 9 January 1952) was an archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church and a representative of the Holy See in Egypt, Canada, Romania and Turkey from 1921 to 1952.
Andrew Jackson Higgins (28 August 1886 – 1 August 1952) was the founder and owner of Higgins Industries, the New Orleans-based manufacturer of "Higgins boats" (LCVPs) during World War II.
Sir Andrew Motion (born 26 October 1952) is an English poet, novelist, and biographer, who was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1999 to 2009.
Andrey Aleksandrovich Gershun (Андре́й Алекса́ндрович Ге́ршун, 22 October 1903 – 6 December 1952) was a Soviet physicist known for his work in photometry and optics, and was one of the founders of Vavilov State Optical Institute Hydrooptics Science School.
Andries Jan Pieters (1916 – 21 March 1952) was a Dutch war criminal and, together with Artur Albrecht, was one of the last two people to be executed in the Netherlands.
Andrew McLan "Andy" Fraser (3 July 1952 – 16 March 2015) was an English songwriter and bass guitarist whose career lasted over forty years, and includes two spells as a member of the rock band Free, which he helped found in 1968, aged 15.
Anderson Sidney "Andy" Johnson (October 18, 1952 – May 16, 2018) was an American football running back in the National Football League during the 1970s.
Angela Margaret Cartwright (born September 9, 1952) is an English-born American actress primarily known for her roles in movies and television.
Ann Davison (1914 – 1992) was, at the age of 39, the first woman to single-handedly sail the Atlantic Ocean.
Annelies Marie Frank (12 June 1929 – February or March 1945)Research by The Anne Frank House in 2015 revealed that Frank may have died in February 1945 rather than in March, as Dutch authorities had long assumed.
Anne-Marie David (born 23 May 1952 in Arles, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France) is a French singer.
Anna Elisabeth "Anneliese" Michel (21 September 1952 – 1 July 1976) was a German woman who underwent Catholic exorcism rites during the year before her death.
Annette O'Toole (born April 1, 1952) is an American actress, dancer, and singer-songwriter.
Anne Hampton Potts (born October 28, 1952) is an American actress.
Aurelijus Rūtenis Antanas Mockus Šivickas (born 25 March 1952) is a Colombian mathematician, philosopher, and politician.
Anton Piëch (21 September 1894 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary – 29 August 1952 in Klagenfurt, Austria) was an Austrian lawyer and the son-in-law of Ferdinand Porsche.
Antonia Maury (March 21, 1866 – January 8, 1952) was an American astronomer who published an important early catalog of stellar spectra.
Antonieta de Barros (July 17, 1901 in Florianópolis – March 28, 1952 in Florianópolis) was a Brazilian journalist and politician.
Antonio Correa Cotto (1926 – 1952), also known simply as Correa Cotto, was the first outlaw to gain legendary status in Puerto Rico.
Antonio Cortis (12 August 1891 – 2 April 1952) was a Spanish tenor with an outstanding voice.
Antonio Guarnieri (Venice, Italy, 1 February 1880 — Milan, Italy, 25 November 1952) was an Italian conductor and cellist.
Antonio María Valencia (10 November 1902 – 22 July 1952) was a Colombian composer and pianist, one of his country’s most important classical musicians in the first half of the twentieth century.
On the Roman calendar, this was known as the day before the nones of April (Pridie).
Archduke Maximilian of Austria (Maximilian Eugen Ludwig Friedrich Philipp Ignatius Joseph Maria; 13 April 1895 in Vienna – 19 January 1952 in Nice) was a member of the House of Habsburg and the younger brother of the Emperor Charles I of Austria.
Archer John Porter Martin (1 March 1910 – 28 July 2002) was an English chemist who shared the 1952 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the invention of partition chromatography with Richard Synge.
Željko Ražnatović (Жељко Ражнатовић,; 17 April 1952 – 15 January 2000), better known as Arkan (Аркан), was a Serbian career criminal and commander of a paramilitary force in the Yugoslav Wars, called the Serb Volunteer Guard.
Joseph Floyd "Arky" Vaughan (March 9, 1912 – August 30, 1952) was an American professional baseball player.
Armi Helena Kuusela (born 20 August 1934 in Muhos) is a Finnish charity worker, model and beauty queen.
Armida Barelli (1 December 1882 - 15 August 1952) was an Italian Roman Catholic who served in the educational field during her life and was also a professed member of the Secular Franciscan Order.
Arthur "Art" James (born August 2, 1952) is former Major League Baseball outfielder who played for the Detroit Tigers in 1975.
Athar ul-Haque Malik (born 13 November 1952), known professionally as Art Malik, is a Pakistani-born British actor who achieved international fame in the 1980s through his starring and subsidiary roles in assorted British and Merchant Ivory television serials and films.
Admiral Arthur Hayes-Sadler, CSI (9 October 1865 – 9 February 1952) was a senior Royal Navy officer during World War I.
An artificial heart is a device that replaces the heart.
Arturo Rawson (June 4, 1885 – October 8, 1952) was an Argentine politician, military officer, and the provisional President of the Republic from June 4, 1943 to June 7, 1943.
Arun Jaitley (born 28 December 1952) is an Indian politician and legal advocate, who is the Finance Minister and Minister of Corporate Affairs under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Asma Jilani Jahangir (عاصمہ جہانگیر|ʿĀṣimah Jahāṉgīr; 27 January 1952 – 11 February 2018) was a Pakistani human rights lawyer and social activist who co-founded and chaired the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
The Augustinians of the Assumption (A.A.) constitute a worldwide congregation of Catholic priests and brothers.
The term 'the 10th of August' is widely used by historians as a shorthand for the Storming of the Tuileries Palace on the 10th of August, 1792, the effective end of the French monarchy until it was restored in 1814.
It is the peak of the Perseid meteor shower.
This day marks the approximate midpoint of summer in the Northern Hemisphere and of winter in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the June solstice).
The native form of this personal name is Rapai Ágnes.
Álvaro Uribe Vélez (born 4 July 1952) is a Colombian politician who served as the 31st President of Colombia from 7 August 2002 to 7 August 2010.
Bakersfield is a city in and the county seat of Kern County, California, United States.
The Baltic Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, enclosed by Scandinavia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, Germany and the North and Central European Plain.
Bangalore Nagarathnamma (3 November 1878 – 19 May 1952) was an Indian Carnatic singer, cultural activist, scholar, and courtesan.
Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ, lit. "The country of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.
Barbados is an island country in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, in the Caribbean region of North America.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
Arthur Basil Radford (25 June 1897, Chester – 20 October 1952, Westminster, London) was an English character actor who featured in many British films of the 1930s and 1940s.
The Battle of Nanri Island was a conflict between the Republic of China Army (ROCA) and the People's Liberation Army (PLA), over People's Republic of China owned Nanri island near Mainland China.
Beau Weaver (born January 19, 1952) is an American voice actor and narrator in television and film, heard widely in trailers for feature films, network television promos, documentaries, national radio and television commercials and cartoons.
Bedřich (Friedrich) Hrozný (May 6, 1879 – December 12, 1952) was a Czech orientalist and linguist.
The Beekman Tower is an Art Deco skyscraper situated at the corner of First Avenue and East 49th Street in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Benedetto Croce (25 February 1866 – 20 November 1952) was an Italian idealist philosopher, historian and politician, who wrote on numerous topics, including philosophy, history, historiography and aesthetics.
Bengali, also known by its endonym Bangla (বাংলা), is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in South Asia.
Bernard Stiegler (born 1 April 1952) is a French philosopher.
Bernardino Molinari (11 April 1880 – 25 December 1952) was an Italian conductor.
Lambertus "Bert" van Marwijk (born 19 May 1952) is a Dutch football manager who currently coaches the Australian national football team.
Beverly Ann Johnson (born October 13, 1952) is an American model, actress, singer, and businesswoman.
William Farmer (born November 14, 1952) is an American voice actor and comedian.
William Harrison Frist Sr. (born February 22, 1952) is an American physician, businessman, and politician.
William Theodore Walton III (born November 5, 1952) is an American retired basketball player and television sportscaster.
William Edward "Billy" Cook Jr. (December 23, 1928 – December 12, 1952) was an American spree killer who murdered six people on a 22-day rampage between Missouri and California in 1950–51.
William Franklin Graham Jr. (November 7, 1918 – February 21, 2018) was an American evangelist, a prominent evangelical Christian figure, and an ordained Southern Baptist minister who became well known internationally in the late 1940s.
William Morris Hughes, (25 September 186228 October 1952) was an Australian politician who served as the seventh Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1915 to 1923.
Billy Sprague is an American Christian pop singer.
William Richard Werstine (born April 16, 1952), known professionally as Billy West, is an American voice actor, comedian, singer, musician, songwriter and former radio personality who is known for his voice-over work in a number of television series, films, video games and commercials.
Biological warfare (BW)—also known as germ warfare—is the use of biological toxins or infectious agents such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi with the intent to kill or incapacitate humans, animals or plants as an act of war.
A biomedical scientist is a scientist trained in biology, particularly in the context of medicine.
The Black Sea is a body of water and marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean between Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Western Asia.
Robert Edward "Bob" Casale, Jr. (born Robert Edward Pizzute, Jr.; July 14, 1952 – February 17, 2014), or Bob 2, was an American multi-instrumentalist, composer, record producer and audio engineer.
Robert Quinlan Costas (born March 22, 1952) is an American sportscaster, on the air for NBC Sports television since the early 1980s.
Robert William Goodlatte (born September 22, 1952) is an American politician and attorney.
Robert Leroy Mothersbaugh, Jr. (born August 11, 1952), or "Bob 1", is an American singer, songwriter, composer and musician.
The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is an American long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber.
Bolivia (Mborivia; Buliwya; Wuliwya), officially known as the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia), is a landlocked country located in western-central South America.
The Bolsheviks, originally also Bolshevists or Bolsheviki (p; derived from bol'shinstvo (большинство), "majority", literally meaning "one of the majority"), were a faction of the Marxist Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (RSDLP) which split apart from the Menshevik faction at the Second Party Congress in 1903.
Boney M. was a Euro-Caribbean vocal group created by German record producer Frank Farian.
Boris Blank (born 15 January 1952, in Zurich) is a Swiss artist and musician known for his work in the musical duo Yello with Dieter Meier.
Brian Meehl (also known as Brian Muehl; born November 5, 1952), is an American puppeteer and writer.
Bronisław Maria Komorowski (born 4 June 1952) is a Polish politician and historian who served as President of Poland from 2010 to 2015.
Bruce Jay Nelson (January 19, 1952 – September 19, 1999) was an American computer scientist best known as the inventor of the remote procedure call concept for computer network communications.
Bruno Barilli (14 December 188015 April 1952) was an Italian actor and music composer, and best remembered for his writings on music and music composition.
Bruno Jonas (born in Passau, Germany, on 3 December 1952) is a German Kabarett artist and actor.
Bryon Donald Baltimore (born August 26, 1952 in Whitehorse, Yukon) is a former NHL and WHA player.
Paul R. Perschmann (November 27, 1952 – April 28, 2009) was an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, "Playboy" Buddy Rose.
Clarence Walton "Walt" Lillehei (October 23, 1918 – July 5, 1999), was an American surgeon who pioneered open-heart surgery, as well as numerous techniques, equipment and prostheses for cardiothoracic surgery.
Cairo (القاهرة) is the capital of Egypt.
The Cairo fire, also known as Black Saturday,King 1989, p. 207Goldschmidt & Johnston 2004, p. 83 was a series of riots that took place on 26 January 1952, marked by the burning and looting of some 750 buildings —retail shops, cafes, cinemas, hotels, restaurants, theatres, nightclubs and the country's Opera House— in Downtown Cairo.
Callistratus (კალისტრატე, Kalistrate) (Kalistrate Tsintsadze) (April 24, 1866 – February 2, 1952) was a Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia from June 21, 1932 until his death.
Geoffrey Campbell McComas AM (2 May 19528 January 2005) was an Australian comedian, writer and actor.
Canada Lee (born Leonard Lionel Cornelius Canegata, March 3, 1907 – May 9, 1952) was an American actor who pioneered roles for African Americans.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Société Radio-Canada), branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian federal Crown corporation that serves as the national public broadcaster for both radio and television.
The Canary Islands (Islas Canarias) is a Spanish archipelago and autonomous community of Spain located in the Atlantic Ocean, west of Morocco at the closest point.
The Canton Bulldogs were a professional American football team, based in Canton, Ohio.
Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime.
The captain of a cricket team, often referred to as the skipper, is the appointed leader, having several additional roles and responsibilities over and above those of the other players.
Cardiac surgery, or cardiovascular surgery, is surgery on the heart or great vessels performed by cardiac surgeons.
Carlo Agostini (22 April 1888 – 28 December 1952) was an Italian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Carlo Camillo Lazzarini (24 April 1880 – 26 November 1952), also known as Charlie Lazzarini, was an Australian politician affiliated with the Australian Labor Party.
Carlos Julio Arosemena Tola (12 April 1888 in Guayaquil – 20 February 1952) was President of Ecuador 16 September 1947 to 1 September 1948.
Carlos Monzón (August 7, 1942 – January 8, 1995) was an Argentine professional boxer who held the Undisputed World Middleweight Championship for 7 years.
The Order of the Brothers of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel or Carmelites (sometimes simply Carmel by synecdoche; Ordo Fratrum Beatissimæ Virginis Mariæ de Monte Carmelo) is a Roman Catholic religious order founded, probably in the 12th century, on Mount Carmel in the Crusader States, hence the name Carmelites.
Carolyn Laurie Kane (born June 18, 1952) is an American stage, screen and television actress and comedian.
The Caspian Sea is the largest enclosed inland body of water on Earth by area, variously classed as the world's largest lake or a full-fledged sea.
The Catalina affair (Catalinaaffären) was a military confrontation and Cold War-era diplomatic crisis in June 1952, in which Soviet Air Force fighter jets shot down two Swedish aircraft over international waters in the Baltic Sea.
Catherine Chisholm (2 January 1878 – 21 July 1952) was a British physician and the first female medical graduate of the University of Manchester.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
Cattle—colloquially cows—are the most common type of large domesticated ungulates.
Călin Constantin Anton Popescu-Tăriceanu (born 14 January 1952) is a Romanian politician who was the Prime Minister of Romania from 29 December 2004 to 22 December 2008.
A ceasefire (or truce), also called cease fire, is a temporary stoppage of a war in which each side agrees with the other to suspend aggressive actions.
The Central Valley is a flat valley that dominates the geographical center of the U.S. state of California.
Chaim Azriel Weizmann (חיים עזריאל ויצמן, Хаим Вейцман Khaim Veytsman; 27 November 1874 – 9 November 1952) was a Zionist leader and Israeli statesman who served as President of the Zionist Organization and later as the first President of Israel.
The Chancellor of Austria, officially the Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria (Bundeskanzler der Republik Österreich, sometimes shortened to Kanzler) is the head of government of the Austrian Republic.
The Chancellor and Under-Treasurer of Her Majesty's Exchequer, commonly known as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, or simply the Chancellor, is a senior official within the Government of the United Kingdom and head of Her Majesty's Treasury.
Charles Arthur "Charlie" Salvador (formerly Charles Ali Ahmed; born Michael Gordon Peterson on 6 December 1952), better known as Charles Bronson, is an English criminal who has been referred to in the British press as the self-styled "most violent prisoner in Britain" and "Britain's most notorious prisoner".
Charles Benjamin Collett (10 September 1871 – 5 April 1952) was Chief Mechanical Engineer of the Great Western Railway from 1922 to 1941.
Charles Pineton de Chambrun (10 February 1875 in Washington – 6 November 1952) was a French diplomat and writer.
Charles de Rochefort (7 July 1887 – 31 January 1952), born as Charles d'Authier de Rochefort, son of Paul Charles Dominique d'Authier de Rochefort and Camille Caroline Rose Félicité Guelfucci, was a French film actor of the silent era.
Charles Faulkner (born January 12, 1952) is an American who is a practitioner of neuro-linguistic programming (NLP), life coach, motivational speaker, trader and author.
Charles K. French (born Charles Ekrauss French (or Charles E. Krauss); January 17, 1860 – August 2, 1952) was an American film actor, screenwriter and director who appeared in more than 240 films between 1909 and 1945.
Charles Herbert Lightoller, (30 March 1874 – 8 December 1952) was the second officer on board the and a decorated Royal Navy officer.
Sir Charles Scott Sherrington (27 November 1857 – 4 March 1952) was an English neurophysiologist, histologist, bacteriologist, and a pathologist, Nobel laureate and president of the Royal Society in the early 1920s.
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film.
Charles Jeremy Jankel (born 16 April 1952), better known as Chaz Jankel, is an English singer, songwriter, arranger, composer, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.
Calogero Lorenzo "Chazz" Palminteri (born May 15, 1952).
Dame Cheryl Elise Kendall Gillan (born 21 April 1952 in Cardiff, Wales) is a British Conservative Party politician and the Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Chesham and Amersham in Buckinghamshire.
Cheryl Gould is an American journalist who worked at NBC News for almost four decades.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Christopher Alfred Ahrens (born July 31, 1952) is an American former professional ice hockey defenseman who played six seasons in the National Hockey League for the Minnesota North Stars.
Christian Kulik (born 6 December 1952 in Zabrze, Silesia, Poland) is a retired German football player of Polish origin.
Christian X (Christian Carl Frederik Albert Alexander Vilhelm; 26 September 1870 – 20 April 1947) was King of Denmark from 1912 to 1947 and the only king of Iceland (where the name was officially Kristján X), between 1918 and 1944.
Christine Jorgensen (May 30, 1926 – May 3, 1989) was an American trans woman who was the first person to become widely known in the United States for having sex reassignment surgery.
Christopher Bower Gaze, (born 12 May 1952) is a British-born Canadian actor residing in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Christopher D'Olier Reeve (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor.
Charles Joseph Baker (born December 6, 1952) is a former middle infielder and third baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the San Diego Padres and Minnesota Twins in parts of three seasons spanning 1978–1981.
Chuck Lorre (born Charles Michael Levine; October 18, 1952) is an American television writer, producer and composer.
Cilaos is a town and commune on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean.
Ciro Grassi (Cavriana May 12, 1868 – Padua July 2, 1952) was an Italian composer, organist and teacher.
Clark Leonard Hull (May 24, 1884 – May 10, 1952) was an American psychologist who sought to explain learning and motivation by scientific laws of behavior.
Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.
Clive Barker (born 5 October 1952) is an English writer, film director, and visual artist.
Cock Robin is an American pop rock band, mostly popular in the 1980s, particularly in continental Europe, where it achieved major success, notably with the single "The Promise You Made".
Conjoined twins are identical twins joined in utero.
The Consolidated PBY Catalina, also known as the Canso in Canadian service, is an American flying boat, and later an amphibious aircraft of the 1930s and 1940s produced by Consolidated Aircraft.
Constant Permeke (31 July 1886 – 4 January 1952) was a Belgian painter and sculptor who is considered the leading figure of Flemish expressionism.
The Coorg Legislative Assembly election, 1952 was held to constitute the Coorg Legislative Assembly, electing members of legislature for 18 constituencies of the erstwhile Indian State of Coorg.
Copenhagen (København; Hafnia) is the capital and most populous city of Denmark.
A coup d'état, also known simply as a coup, a putsch, golpe de estado, or an overthrow, is a type of revolution, where the illegal and overt seizure of a state by the military or other elites within the state apparatus occurs.
Craig Alexander Newmark (born December 6, 1952) is an American Internet entrepreneur best known for being the founder of the San Francisco-based international website Craigslist.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.
Jerome Lester Horwitz (October 22, 1903 – January 18, 1952), better known by his stage name Curly Howard, was an American vaudevillian actor and comedian.
Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa (born 17 November 1952) is a South African politician and, since 15 February 2018, the fifth and current President of South Africa.
Don Stephen Senanayake (දොන් ස්ටීවන් සේනානායක; டி.; 21 October 1883 – 22 March 1952) was a Sri Lankan statesmen.
was a Japanese voice actor, narrator and actor from Kōtō, Tokyo.
Dale Hayes (born 1 July 1952) is a South African professional golfer.
Daniel Edward Aykroyd (born July 1, 1952) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, musician, and filmmaker.
Daniel Biles (born August 12, 1952) is a Justice of the Kansas Supreme Court.
Daniel Hugh Kelly (born August 10, 1952) is an American stage, film and television actor.
David Ralph "Dave" Downs (born June 21, 1952) is a retired professional baseball player.
David Henderson Fennoy (born January 20, 1952) is an American voice actor best known for several titles such as The Walking Dead, Prototype and The Wolf Among Us.
Dave Sands, (born David Ritchie), (24 February 1926 – 11 August 1952) was an Indigenous Australian boxer.
David Arkenstone (born July 1, 1952) is an American composer and performer.
David Byrne (born 14 May 1952) is a Scottish-American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, artist, writer, actor, and filmmaker.
David Michael Hasselhoff (born July 17, 1952), nicknamed "The Hoff", is an American actor, singer, producer, and businessman, who set a Guinness World Record as the most watched man on TV.
David Da-i Ho (born November 3, 1952) is a Taiwanese-American medical doctor and HIV/AIDS researcher who was born in Taiwan and has made many innovative state of the art scientific contributions to the understanding and technological treatment of HIV infection.
David Knopfler (born 27 December 1952) is a British singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist, record producer, poet, and book writer.
David L. Spector (born, in New York City) is a cell and molecular biologist best recognized for his research on gene expression and nuclear dynamics.
David Meece (born May 26, 1952) is a contemporary Christian musician who enjoyed success in the mid 1980s throughout the early 2000s with more than 30 Top 10 hits (several reaching No. 1).
David Howell Petraeus (born November 7, 1952) is a retired United States Army general and public official.
David Mark Weber (born October 24, 1952) is an American science fiction and fantasy author. He has written several science-fiction and fantasy books series, the best known of which is the Honor Harrington science-fiction series. His first novel, which he worked on with Steve White, sold in 1989 to Baen books. Baen remains Weber's major publisher.
Decree 900 (Decreto 900), also called the Agrarian Reform Law, was a Guatemalan land reform law passed on June 17, 1952, during the Guatemalan Revolution.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Dermot John Morgan (31 March 1952 – 28 February 1998) was an Irish comedian, actor and previously a schoolteacher, who achieved international recognition for his role as Father Ted Crilly in the Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted.
Detonation is a type of combustion involving a supersonic exothermic front accelerating through a medium that eventually drives a shock front propagating directly in front of it.
The Deutsche Mark ("German mark"), abbreviated "DM" or, was the official currency of West Germany from 1948 until 1990 and later the unified Germany from 1990 until 2002.
Devo (originally) is an American rock band from Akron, Ohio formed in 1973.
Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.
Dhaka (or; ঢাকা); formerly known as Dacca is the capital and largest city of Bangladesh.
Diane Duane (born May 18, 1952) is an American science fiction and fantasy author.
Didier Dubois (born 1952) is a French mathematician.
Wilma Winifred Wyatt (November 4, 1911 – November 1, 1952) better known as Dixie Lee was an American actress, dancer, and singer.
Between 1948 and 1972, CeylonThe Sri Lanka Independence Act 1947 uses the name "Ceylon" for the new dominion; nowhere does that Act use the term "Dominion of Ceylon", which although sometimes used was not the official name.
Pakistan (পাকিস্তান অধিরাজ্য; مملکتِ پاکستان), also called the Dominion of Pakistan, was an independent federal dominion in South Asia that was established in 1947 as a result of the Pakistan movement, followed by the simultaneous partition of British India to create a new country called Pakistan.
Douglas Noel Adams (11 March 1952 – 11 May 2001) was an English author, scriptwriter, essayist, humorist, satirist and dramatist.
The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota (RAF designation) is a military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner.
Douglas Unger (born June 27, 1952) is an American novelist.
Duke Siegfried in Bavaria, full German name: Siegfried August Maximilian Maria, Herzog in Bayern (10 July 1876, Bamberg, Kingdom of Bavaria – 12 March 1952, Munich, Republik of Bavaria) was a Duke in Bavaria and member of the House of Wittelsbach.
Duke York (October 17, 1908January 24, 1952) was an American film actor and stuntman.
Dumitru Popovici (October 25, 1902–December 6, 1952) was a Romanian literary historian.
Duncan Peter Regehr (born October 5, 1952) is a Canadian writer, multi-media artist, and film and television actor.
Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961.
East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR), existed from 1949 to 1990 and covers the period when the eastern portion of Germany existed as a state that was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.
East Pakistan was the eastern provincial wing of Pakistan between 1955 and 1971, covering the territory of the modern country Bangladesh.
The Eastern Orthodox Church, also known as the Orthodox Church, or officially as the Orthodox Catholic Church, is the second-largest Christian Church, with over 250 million members.
Eastleigh is a town in Hampshire, England, between Southampton and Winchester in South Hampshire.
Eduardo Elísio Machado Souto de Moura (born 25 July 1952, better known as Eduardo Souto de Moura, is a Portuguese architect. Along with Fernando Távora and Álvaro Siza, he is one of the alumni of the Porto School of Architecture, where he was appointed Professor. Souto de Moura was awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2011 and the Wolf Prize in Arts in 2013.
Edvige Carboni (2 May 1880 – 17 February 1952) was an Italian Roman Catholic from Sardinia who relocated to Rome and became well-known among the faithful and religious alike for her ecstasies and angelic visions.
Edward Mayne Ellis (November 12, 1870 – July 26, 1952) was an American actor.
Edward Frederick "Ed" Etzel, Jr. (born December 6, 1952) is a sports shooter and Olympic Champion for the United States.
Edward Mills Purcell (August 30, 1912 – March 7, 1997) was an American physicist who shared the 1952 Nobel Prize for Physics for his independent discovery (published 1946) of nuclear magnetic resonance in liquids and in solids.
Edward Sheriff Curtis (February 16, 1868 – October 19, 1952) was an American photographer and ethnologist whose work focused on the American West and on Native American peoples.
Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
was a Japanese economist and professor at the Tokyo University of Commerce (now Hitotsubashi University) who was a pioneer of mathematical economics in Japan.
Princess Elena of Montenegro, or more commonly known as Queen Elena of Italy (8 January 1871 – 28 November 1952) was the daughter of King Nicholas I of Montenegro and his wife, Milena Vukotić.
Eliane Teresinha Giardini (born October 20, 1952) is a Brazilian actress.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
Elmo Lincoln (born Otto Elmo Linkenhelt) (February 6, 1889June 27, 1952) was an American film actor.
Elvira Fuadovna Saadi (born January 2, 1952 in Tashkent, U.S.S.R.) is a retired gymnast from the former Soviet Union who is now an elite gymnastics coach in Canada.
Emma Eames (August 13, 1865 – June 13, 1952) was an American soprano renowned for the beauty of her voice.
Emmanuel Boleslaus Ledvina (October 28, 1868 – December 15, 1952) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Emmett Littleton Ashford (November 23, 1914 – March 1, 1980), nicknamed Ash, was the first African American umpire in Major League Baseball, working in the American League from 1966 to 1970.
Emomali Rahmon (Emomalî Rahmon/Emomalī Rahmon); (born 5 October 1952) is a Tajikistani politician who has served as President of Tajikistan (or its equivalent post) since 1992.
The Emperor of Japan is the head of the Imperial Family and the head of state of Japan.
Enewetak Atoll (also spelled Eniwetok Atoll or sometimes Eniewetok; Ānewetak,, or Āne-wātak) is a large coral atoll of 40 islands in the Pacific Ocean and with its 850 people forms a legislative district of the Ralik Chain of the Marshall Islands.
Enrique Jardiel Poncela (15 October 1901, Madrid – 18 February 1952) was a Spanish playwright and novelist who wrote mostly humorous works.
In diplomacy, an envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary, in short an envoy, is, under the terms of the Congress of Vienna of 1815, a diplomat of the second class, ranking between an Ambassador and a Minister Resident.
Enzo de Muro Lomanto (11 April 1902, Canosa di Puglia15 February 1952, Naples) was an Italian operatic tenor, particularly associated with the lyric repertory.
Eric Jack Pickles, Baron Pickles, PC (born 20 April 1952) is a British Conservative Party politician who was the Member of Parliament for Brentwood and Ongar from the 1992 general election to the 2017 general election and was the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government until May 2015.
Maria Erika Olofsdotter Kruukka (22 February 1866 – 15 December 1952) was a Swedish artisan, famed as the inventor of the Lovikkavante mitten.
Eritrea (ኤርትራ), officially the State of Eritrea, is a country in the Horn of Africa, with its capital at Asmara.
Ernst Rüdin (April 19, 1874 in St. Gallen – October 22, 1952) was a Swiss-born German psychiatrist, geneticist, eugenicist and Nazi.
Ernst Streeruwitz (until 1919 Ernst Ritter Streer von Streeruwitz; 23 September 1874 – 19 October 1952, Vienna) was an Austrian officer, businessman, and politician of the Christian Social Party.
Ernst Freiherr Stromer von Reichenbach (12 June 1871 – 18 December 1952) was a German paleontologist.
Ethiopia (ኢትዮጵያ), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (የኢትዮጵያ ፌዴራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ, yeʾĪtiyoṗṗya Fēdēralawī Dēmokirasīyawī Rīpebilīk), is a country located in the Horn of Africa.
Blessed Eugene Bossilkov, born Vincent Bossilkov (b. 16 Nov 1900-11 Nov 1952), was a member of the Passionist Congregation, Roman Catholic bishop of Nicopolis and martyr in the Communist campaign in Bulgaria against religion.
Eugenio de Liguoro (March 15, 1899 – June 30, 1952) was an Italian actor and film director.
Euphorbia grantii is a species of succulent plant in the Euphorbiaceae family.
Marth Euphrasia Eluvathingal also called Saint Euphrasia Eluvathingal baptised as Rosa Eluvathingal (17 October 1877 – 29 August 1952) was an Indian Carmelite nun of the Syro-Malabar Church which is an Eastern Catholic Church and a part of the Saint Thomas Christian community in Kerala.
The European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) was an organisation of 6 European countries set up after World War II to regulate their industrial production under a centralised authority.
The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU).
The Eurovision Song Contest (Concours Eurovision de la chanson), often simply called Eurovision, is an international song competition held primarily among the member countries of the European Broadcasting Union.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1973 was the 18th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
Eva María Duarte de Perón (7 May 1919 – 26 July 1952) was the wife of Argentine President Juan Perón (1895–1974) and First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952.
Faisal al-Fayez (فيصل الفايز) (born 1952 in Amman) was the Prime Minister of Jordan from 25 October 2003 to 6 April 2005.
Fallskärmsjägarna (English: "Parachute Rangers") is a Swedish military special operations unit, specialising in long-range reconnaissance.
Fannie Ward, a.k.a. Fanny Ward (February 22, 1872 – January 27, 1952) was an American actress of stage and screen, known for comedic roles as well as The Cheat, a sexually-charged 1915 silent film directed by Cecil B. DeMille.
Farouk I (فاروق الأول Fārūq al-Awwal; 11 February 1920 – 18 March 1965) was the tenth ruler of Egypt from the Muhammad Ali dynasty and the penultimate King of Egypt and the Sudan, succeeding his father, Fuad I, in 1936.
Fartein Valen (25 August 1887 – 14 December 1952) was a Norwegian composer, notable for his work in atonal polyphonic music.
Fatos Thanas Nano (born 16 September 1952) is an Albanian politician who was the Prime Minister of Albania several times; he was the first leader and founder of the Socialist Party of Albania and a member of the Albanian Parliament from 1991 to 1996 and 1997 to 2009.
Félix Pérez Cardozo (20 November 1908 – 9 June 1952) was an iconic Paraguayan harpist.
For superstitious reasons, when the Romans began to intercalate to bring their calendar into line with the solar year, they chose not to place their extra month of Mercedonius after February but within it.
February 29, also known as leap day or leap year day, is a date added to most years that are divisible by 4, such as 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020, and 2024.
This day marks the approximate midpoint of winter in the Northern Hemisphere and of summer in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the December solstice).
Federico Henríquez y Carvajal (Santo Domingo, 16 September 1848 – ibidem, 4 February 1952) was a writer, journalist and teacher from the Dominican Republic.
Felix Bloch (23 October 1905 – 10 September 1983) was a Swiss physicist, working mainly in the U.S. He and Edward Mills Purcell were awarded the 1952 Nobel Prize for Physics for "their development of new ways and methods for nuclear magnetic precision measurements."Sohlman, M (Ed.) Nobel Foundation directory 2003. Vastervik, Sweden: AB CO Ekblad; 2003.
Felix Louis Calonder (December 7, 1863 – June 14, 1952) was a Swiss politician, member of the Swiss Federal Council from 1913 to 1920, and President of the Confederation in 1918.
Ferenc Molnár (born Ferenc Neumann, 12 January 1878–1 April 1952, anglicized as Franz Molnar) was a Hungarian-born author, stage-director, dramatist, and poet, widely regarded as Hungary’s most celebrated and controversial playwrights.
Fernando Luis García (October 14, 1929 – September 5, 1952), was a United States Marine Corps private first class who was killed in action during the Korean War and posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism above and beyond the call of duty on September 5, 1952.
James Fletcher Hamilton Henderson Jr. (December 18, 1897 – December 29, 1952) was an American pianist, bandleader, arranger and composer, important in the development of big band jazz and swing music.
Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments.
François Gagnepain (23 September 1866 – 25 January 1952) was a French botanist.
François Charles Mauriac (11 October 1885 – 1 September 1970) was a French novelist, dramatist, critic, poet, and journalist, a member of the Académie française (from 1933), and laureate of the Nobel Prize in Literature (1952).
Frances Louise Fisher (born 11 May 1952) is a British-American actress.
Frances Parsons redirects here, for those of a similar name, see Francis Parsons (disambiguation) Frances Theodora Parsons (December 5, 1861 – June 10, 1952), who initially published as Mrs.
Yoshihiro Francis "Frank" Fukuyama (born October 27, 1952) is an American political scientist, political economist, and author.
Francis Pegahmagabow MM & two bars (March 8, 1889 – August 5, 1952) was the most effective sniper of World War I. Three times awarded the Military Medal and seriously wounded, he was an expert marksman and scout, credited with killing 378 Germans and capturing 300 more.
Francis Xavier Ford, M.M., was an American bishop of the Catholic Church and a Maryknoll missionary in China.
Franco Cucinotta (born 22 June 1952) is an Italian former professional footballer who played as a striker.
William Franklin Graham III (born July 14, 1952) is a Christian evangelist and missionary.
Sir Alexander Fraser Russell KBE (21 October 1876 – 28 March 1952), publicly known as Sir Fraser Russell, was three times acting Governor of Southern Rhodesia as well as its long-serving Chief Justice.
Frederic Austin (30 March 187210 April 1952) was an English baritone singer, a musical teacher and composer in the period 1905–30.
Frederick Jacobi (May 4, 1891 – October 24, 1952) was an American composer and teacher.
The Free Officers (حركة الضباط الأحرار) were a group of Egyptian nationalist officers in the armed forces of Egypt and Sudan that instigated the Egyptian Revolution of 1952.
Fuad II (II.; born 16 January 1952 as Prince Ahmad Fuad) is a member of the Egyptian Muhammad Ali dynasty.
Fulgencio Batista y Zaldívar (born Rubén Zaldívar; January 16, 1901 – August 6, 1973) was the elected President of Cuba from 1940 to 1944, and U.S.-backed dictator from 1952 to 1959, before being overthrown during the Cuban Revolution.
Gabriel Skagestad was a Norwegian theologian and priest.
Gamal Abdel Nasser Hussein (جمال عبد الناصر حسين,; 15 January 1918 – 28 September 1970) was the second President of Egypt, serving from 1956 until his death in 1970.
Gamma Sigma Sigma (ΓΣΣ) is a national service sorority founded on October 12, 1952 at Beekman Tower in New York City by representatives of Boston University, Brooklyn College, Drexel Institute of Technology, Los Angeles City College, New York University, Queens College, University of Miami, and the University of Houston.
Garimella Satyanarayana (14 July 1893 – 18 December 1952) was a poet and freedom fighter of Andhra Pradesh, India.
Garry Glen Chalk (born February 17, 1952) is a British-born Canadian actor and voice actor.
Robert William Gary Moore (4 April 1952 – 6 February 2011) was an Irish rock guitarist.
Gary Alan Seear (19 February 1952 – 8 February 2018) was a New Zealand rugby union player.
Genovevo de la O (January 3, 1876 – June 12, 1952) was an important figure in the Mexican Revolution in Morelos.
Georg Alfred Schumann (October 25, 1866 - May 23, 1952) was a German composer and director of the Sing-Akademie zu Berlin.
The George Cross (GC) is the second highest award of the United Kingdom honours system.
George Gervin (born April 27, 1952), nicknamed "The Iceman", is an American retired professional basketball player who played in both the American Basketball Association (ABA) and National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Virginia Squires, San Antonio Spurs, and Chicago Bulls.
George Andreas Papandreou (Γεώργιος Ανδρέας Παπανδρέου,, shortened to Giorgos (Γιώργος); born 16 June 1952) is a Greek American politician who served as Prime Minister of Greece from 2009 to 2011.
Sir George Foster Pearce KCVO (14 January 1870 – 24 June 1952) was an Australian politician who served as a Senator for Western Australia from 1901 to 1938.
Jorge Agustín Nicolás Ruiz de Santayana y Borrás, known in English as George Santayana (December 16, 1863September 26, 1952), was a philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist.
George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952) is an American country music singer, songwriter, actor, and music producer.
George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952.
George David Warrington (September 19, 1952 – December 24, 2007) was an American transportation official, who served New Jersey Transit for 28 years, latterly in the post of executive director.
Gerald Barry (born 28 April 1952) is an Irish composer.
The relations between Germany and Japan (Nichidokukankei, Deutsch-japanische Beziehungen) were officially established in 1861 with the first ambassadorial visit to Japan from Prussia (which predated the formation of the German Empire in 1866/1870).
Gertrude Lawrence (4 July 1898 – 6 September 1952) was an English actress, singer, dancer and musical comedy performer known for her stage appearances in the West End of London and on Broadway in New York.
Gino Boccasile (14 July 1901 – 10 May 1952) was an Italian illustrator.
Gino Vannelli (born June 16, 1952) is a Canadian singer-songwriter who had several hit songs in the 1970s and 1980s.
Giovanni Cazzani (4 March 1867 – 26 August 1952) was an Italian archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church who served as the head of the Diocese of Cremona; he was granted the title of archbishop in 1944 despite leading a diocese.
Giovanni Tebaldini (Brescia, September 7, 1864 – San Benedetto del Tronto May 11, 1952) was an Italian composer, organist and musicologist.
Giuseppe Antonio Borgese (12 November 1882 – 4 December 1952) was an Italian writer, journalist and literary critic.
The Gold Coast was a British colony on the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa from 1867 to its independence as the nation of Ghana in 1957.
Gordon Bunshaft, (May 9, 1909 – August 6, 1990), was an American architect, a leading proponent of modern design in the mid-twentieth century.
Sir William Goscombe John (21 February 1860 – 15 December 1952) was a Welsh sculptor.
The Governor General of Canada (Gouverneure générale du Canada) is the federal viceregal representative of the.
The Governor of Illinois is the chief executive of the State of Illinois and the various agencies and departments over which the officer has jurisdiction, as prescribed in the state constitution.
Graham Greene, CM (born June 22, 1952) is a Canadian First Nations actor who has worked on stage, in film, and in TV productions in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Grant Goodeve (born July 6, 1952) is an American actor and television host.
The Great Smog of London, or Great Smog of 1952, was a severe air-pollution event that affected the British capital of London in early December 1952.
The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company that linked London with the south-west and west of England, the Midlands, and most of Wales.
Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat,; Grønland) is an autonomous constituent country within the Kingdom of Denmark between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
Gregg Lee Henry (born May 6, 1952) is an American theatre, film and television character actor and rock, blues and country musician.
Gregory La Cava (March 10, 1892 – March 1, 1952) was an American film director best known for his films of the 1930s, including My Man Godfrey and Stage Door, which earned him nominations for Academy Award for Best Director.
The Grenzlandring (German for "border-region ring"), sometimes written Grenzland-Ring, is a former high-speed race track oval in the Lower Rhine area of Germany, around the town of Wegberg, located close to Mönchengladbach and the Dutch town of Roermond.
Guido Castelnuovo (14 August 1865 – 27 April 1952) was an Italian mathematician.
Guillermo Tritschler y Córdova (6 July 1878 – 29 July 1952) was a Mexican prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Guillermo Vilas (born 17 August 1952) is a retired professional tennis player from Argentina, No.
Gus Green Van Sant, Jr. (born July 24, 1952) is an American film director, screenwriter, painter, photographer, musician and author who has earned acclaim as both an independent and more mainstream filmmaker.
Gustave Francq (March 1871 – January 2, 1952) was a Canadian typographer and a trade unionist.
Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Hamad bin Abdullah bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani (الشيخ حمد بن خليفة آل ثاني; born 1 January 1952) is a member of the ruling Al Thani Qatari royal family.
Hannu-Pekka "Hoopi" Hänninen (born 27 July 1952, Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish sports commentator who works for Finland's National Broadcasting Company Yle.
Hans Hugo Harold Faltermeier (born 5 October 1952) is a German musician, keyboardist, composer and record producer.
Harold Adams Innis (November 5, 1894 – November 8, 1952) was a Canadian professor of political economy at the University of Toronto and the author of seminal works on media, communication theory, and Canadian economic history.
Harold LeClair Ickes (March 15, 1874 – February 3, 1952) was an American administrator and politician.
Harold Solomon (nicknamed the "Human Backboard"; born September 17, 1952) is an American former professional tennis player whose career was during the 1970s and 1980s.
The Harrow and Wealdstone rail crash was a three-train collision at Harrow and Wealdstone station in Wealdstone, Middlesex (now Greater London) during the morning rush hour of 8 October 1952; 112 were killed and 340 injured (88 of these being detained in hospital); it remains the worst peacetime rail crash in the United Kingdom.
Harry Laverne Anderson (October 14, 1952 – April 16, 2018) was an American actor, comedian, and magician.
Harry Carter (September 14, 1879 – July 22, 1952) was an American actor of the silent era.
Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was an American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953), taking office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Harvey Weinstein (born March 19, 1952) is an American former film producer.
Hattie McDaniel (June 10, 1895October 26, 1952) was an American stage actress, professional singer-songwriter, and comedian.
The United Nations is headquartered in New York City, in a complex designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer and built by the architectural firm Harrison & Abramovitz.
Heinrich Schlusnus (6 August 188818 June 1952) was Germany's foremost lyric baritone of the period between World War I and World War II.
Helena Concannon (née Walsh; 28 October 1878 – 27 February 1952) was an Irish historian, writer, language scholar and Fianna Fáil politician.
Helsinki (or;; Helsingfors) is the capital city and most populous municipality of Finland.
Hemant Shesh (born 28 December 1952 in Jaipur, Rajasthan) is a celebrated Indian Hindi writer, poet and civil servant.
Henri Albert Hartmann (16 June 1860 – 1 January 1952) was a French surgeon.
Joseph-Napoléon-Henri Bourassa (September 1, 1868 – August 31, 1952) was a French Canadian political leader and publisher.
François Louis Henri Coutière (4 March 1869 in Saulzet – 23 August 1952 in Orvilliers) was a French zoologist, who specialized in the field of carcinology (crustaceans).
Henri Rouvière (23 December 1876 – 26 October 1952) was a professor of anatomy born in Le Bleymard, France.
Henri Gerard Winkelman (17 August 1876 – 27 December 1952) was a Dutch military officer who served as Commander-in-chief of the Armed forces of the Netherlands during the German invasion of the Netherlands.
Henriette Goverdine Anna "Jet" Roland Holst-van der Schalk (24 December 1869, Noordwijk – 21 November 1952, Amsterdam) was a Dutch poet and council communist.
Henry Edwards (18 September 1882 – 2 November 1952) was an English actor and film director.
Henry Hallett (1 February 1888 in Whitehaven, Cumbria, England, UK – 24 July 1952) was a British stage and film actor.
Harbance Singh (Herb) Dhaliwal, (born December 12, 1952) is a Canadian politician and businessman.
Herbert "Herb" Ritts Jr. (August 13, 1952December 26, 2002) was an American fashion photographer and director prolific for his photographs of celebrities, models, and other cultural figures throughout the 1980s and 1990s.
Herman Sörgel (2 April 1885— 25 December 1952) was a German architect from Bavaria.
Hermann Hummel (22 June 1876 – 13 September 1952) was a German chemist and politician in the Republic of Baden.
Hilary Farr is a Canadian and international home designer, television host and actress.
Hilda Hongell (born Hilda Sjöblom, 16 January 1867, Mariehamn - 10 June 1952) was the first female "master builder" in Finland, and is sometimes described as the first female architect in Finland although Signe Hornborg appears to deserve this title.
James Morris (born July 5, 1952) is an American retired professional wrestler and current radio host, better known by his ring name, Hillbilly Jim.
was a prominent pre–World War II right-wing Japanese politician and the 24th Prime Minister of Japan from 5 January 1939 to 30 August 1939.
Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Howard Devoto (born Howard Andrew Trafford 15 March 1952 in Scunthorpe) is an English singer-songwriter, who began his career as the frontman for the punk rock band Buzzcocks, but then left to form Magazine, one of the first post-punk bands.
Hristo Tatarchev (Macedonian and Христо Татарчев; December 16, 1869 – January 5, 1952) was a Bulgarian army officer, doctor and revolutionary, the first leader of the revolutionary movement in Macedonia and Adrianople Thrace.
Huang Jiguang (January 18, 1931 – October 19, 1952) was a highly decorated Chinese soldier during the Korean War.
Hubert Auriol (born in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, June 7, 1952) is a former French racing driver and former director of The Paris-Dakar rally.
Hugh Herbert (August 10, 1885 – March 12, 1952) was a motion picture comedian.
Hugh Prosser (November 6, 1900 – November 8, 1952) was a Hollywood actor who appeared in over 90 films between 1936 and 1953.
Hugo Ballivián Rojas (7 June 1901 – 15 July 1993) as 51st President of Bolivia between 1951 and 1952.
Hugo Raudsepp (July 10, 1883 – September 15, 1952) was an influential and prolific Estonian playwright.
Hun Sen (ហ៊ុន សែន; born 5 August 1952) is a Cambodian politician and the Prime Minister of Cambodia, President of the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) and Member of Parliament (MP) for Kandal.
Hussein bin Talal (الحسين بن طلال, Al-Ḥusayn ibn Ṭalāl; 14 November 1935 – 7 February 1999) reigned as King of Jordan from 11 August 1952 until his death.
Hwang Woo-suk (황우석, born January 29, 1953)Sources disagree on the birthdate due to confusion between different calendar systems.
I Love Lucy is a landmark American television sitcom starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and William Frawley.
"I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" is a Christmas song with music and lyrics by British songwriter Tommie Connor.
An identity document (also called a piece of identification or ID, or colloquially as papers) is any document which may be used to prove a person's identity.
General Idriss Déby Itno (إدريس ديبي; born June 18, 1952) is a Chadian politician who has been the President of Chad since 1990.
Ilja Richter (born 24 November 1952 in Berlin) is a German actor, voice actor, television presenter, singer and author.
Imran Ahmad Khan Niazi PP, HI (born 5 October 1952) is the Chairman of Pakistan Movement of Justice and the candidate for the Prime Minister of Pakistan in the upcoming Pakistani general election, 2018.
Indiana is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America.
Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., consisting of "189 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." Formed in 1945 at the Bretton Woods Conference primarily by the ideas of Harry Dexter White and John Maynard Keynes, it came into formal existence in 1945 with 29 member countries and the goal of reconstructing the international payment system.
International Mother Language Day (IMLD) is a worldwide annual observance held on 21 February to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and promote multilingualism.
The International Style is the name of a major architectural style that developed in the 1920s and 1930s and strongly related to Modernism and Modern architecture.
Isa Bakar (25 December 1952 – 28 August 2010) was a football player who represented the Malaysian national football team in the 1970s.
Isaak Prokhorovych Mazepa (Ісаак Мазепа) (16 August 1884 in Kostobobriv – 18 March 1952 in Augsburg) was a Ukrainian politician.
Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini (born 18 June 1952) is an Italian actress, filmmaker, author, philanthropist, and model.
Isabelle LaMal (July 16, 1886 – July 20, 1952) was an American film actress.
Isla St Clair (born 2 May 1952 as Isabella Margaret Dyce) is a Scottish singer, actress and former game show co-host.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
Israeli–Japanese relations (In Hebrew יחסי ישראל יפן in Japanese 日イスラエル関係) began on May 15, 1952, when Japan recognized Israel and an Israeli legation opened in Tokyo.
Italo Montemezzi (August 4, 1875 – May 15, 1952) was an Italian composer.
John Edgar Hoover (January 1, 1895 – May 2, 1972) was an American law enforcement administrator and the first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States.
John Farrell MacDonald (June 6, 1875 – August 2, 1952) was an American character actor and director.
John Paterson McGowan (February 24, 1880 – March 26, 1952) was a pioneering Hollywood actor and director and occasionally a screenwriter and producer.
John Bamford GC (born 7 March 1937 in Newthorpe, near Eastwood, Nottinghamshire), known as Jack Bamford, is the youngest person to have been directly awarded the George Cross.
Jack Ryan Conway (July 17, 1887 – October 11, 1952) was an American film director and film producer, as well as an actor of many films in the first half of the 20th century.
John Whiteside "Jack" Parsons (born Marvel Whiteside Parsons; October 2, 1914 – June 17, 1952) was an American rocket engineer and rocket propulsion researcher, chemist, and Thelemite occultist.
Jack Wild (30 September 1952 – 1 March 2006) was an English actor and singer, best known for his debut role as the Artful Dodger in Oliver!, (1968) for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor as well as Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations.
Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea.
Johannes "Jan" Hofer (born 31 January 1950 in Büderich) is a German journalist, broadcast news analyst and television presenter.
Jan Raas (born 8 November 1952) is a Dutch former professional cyclist whose 115 wins include the 1979 World Road Race Championship in Valkenburg, he also won the Tour of Flanders in 1979 and 1983, Paris–Roubaix in 1982 and Milan–San Remo in 1977.
January 1 is the first day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar.
In the 20th and 21st centuries the Julian calendar is 13 days behind the Gregorian calendar, thus January 14 is sometimes celebrated as New Year's Day (Old New Year) by religious groups who use the Julian calendar.
In the ancient astronomy, it is the cusp day between Capricorn and Aquarius.
Perihelion, the point during the year when the Earth is closest to the Sun, occurs around this date.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
The is a Japanese governmental agency in charge of industrial property right affairs, under the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
Jawaharlal Nehru (14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964) was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics before and after independence.
Jay D. Hill, (born December 27, 1952) is a former Canadian politician and member of the Conservative Party of Canada.
Józef Wegrzyn (1884–1952) was a Polish film actor.
Jean Joseph Marie Gabriel de Lattre de Tassigny, GCB, MC (2 February 1889 – 11 January 1952) was a French military commander in World War II and the First Indochina War.
Jean-Paul Gaultier (born 24 April 1952) is a French haute couture and prêt-à-porter fashion designer.
Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum (born October 22, 1952) is an American actor.
Jeffrey H. Lorber (born November 4, 1952) is an American keyboardist, composer, and record producer.
Jeffrey Theodore Schneider (born December 6, 1952) is an American former professional baseball player.
Jennifer Savidge (born July 6, 1952) is an American actress, best known for her role as Nurse Lucy Papandrao in the NBC medical drama series, St. Elsewhere.
Jennifer Ann Agutter (born 20 December 1952) is a British actress.
Dame Jennifer Mary Shipley (née Robson; born 4 February 1952) is a former New Zealand politician who served as the 36th Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1997 to 1999.
Jeremy Vernon Coney, (born 21 June 1952) is a former New Zealand cricketer, who played 52 Test matches and 88 ODIs for New Zealand, captaining them in 15 Tests and 25 ODIs.
Roderick James "Jess" McMahon Sr. (May 26, 1882 – November 22, 1954) was an American professional wrestling and professional boxing promoter, and the patriarch of the McMahon family.
Jiří Paroubek (born 21 August 1952) is a Czech politician, who was the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic from April 2005 to August 2006.
Jigme Wangchuck (Dzongkha: འཇིགས་མེད་དབང་ཕྱུག, Wylie: 'jigs med dbang phyug; 1905 – 30 March 1952) was the Druk Gyalpo or king of Bhutan from 21 August 1926, until his death.
James Jonah Cummings (born November 3, 1952) is an American voice actor and singer, who has appeared in almost 400 roles.
James Forrest Morrison (born September 23, 1952), is a former professional baseball player who played second and third base in the Major Leagues from 1977 to 1988.
James William Ross (born January 3, 1952) is an American professional wrestling commentator and talent relations executive currently signed to WWE.
Jimmy Devon Boyd (January 9, 1939 – March 7, 2009) was an American singer, musician, and actor known for his recording of the song "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus".
James Scott Connors (born September 2, 1952) is a retired American world No. 1 tennis player, often considered among the greatest in the history of the sport.
James Williams (born September 25, 1952) is an American retired professional wrestler, better known by his ring name "Gorgeous" Jimmy "Jam" Garvin.
João Manuel Rosado Barreiros (born July 31, 1952), also known by the pseudonym José de Barros, is a Portuguese science fiction writer, editor, translator and critic.
João Nuno Cruz Matos Calvão da Silva (20 February 1952 – 20 March 2018) was a Portuguese politician.
João Guilherme Fischer, also known as Jango Fischer (9 September 1876 – 2 February 1952) was a Brazilian diplomat and scientist.
Joseph Francis "Joe" Alaskey III (April 17, 1952 – February 3, 2016) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, and impressionist.
Joseph Alexander "Joe" Harris (born December 6, 1952 in Fayetteville, North Carolina) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for five different teams.
Joe Johnson (born 29 July 1952, in Bradford, West Yorkshire) is an English former professional snooker player.
John Graham Mellor (21 August 1952 – 22 December 2002), known by his stage name Joe Strummer, was an English musician, singer, actor and songwriter who was the co-founder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist of the Clash, a punk rock band formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk.
Joel Garner (born 16 December 1952), also known as "Big Joel" or "Big Bird", is a former West Indian cricketer, and a member of the highly regarded late 1970s and early 1980s West Indies cricket teams.
William Joseph Dunlop, OBE (25 February 1952 – 2 July 2000), was a world champion motorcyclist from Ballymoney in Northern Ireland.
Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Joburg and Egoli) is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.
John Milton Cage Jr. (September 5, 1912 – August 12, 1992) was an American composer and music theorist.
John Dewey (October 20, 1859 – June 1, 1952) was an American philosopher, psychologist, Georgist, and educational reformer whose ideas have been influential in education and social reform.
John Garfield (born Jacob Julius Garfinkle, March 4, 1913 – May 21, 1952) was an American actor who played brooding, rebellious, working-class characters.
John Stephen Goodman (born June 20, 1952) is an American actor and comedian.
John Richard Kasich Jr. (born May 13, 1952) is an American politician, author and former television news host serving as the 69th and current Governor of Ohio.
John Lone (born October 13, 1952) is a Hong Kong-born American actor.
John Parr (born 18 November 1952) is a Grammy nominated English musician, who had two number one hits, best known for his 1985 US number one hit single "St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion)" and for his 1984 single "Naughty Naughty".
John Roche (February 6, 1893 – November 10, 1952) was an American actor of the stage and screen.
John Sheehan (October 22, 1885 – February 14, 1952) was an American actor and vaudeville performer.
John Frank Tesh (born July 9, 1952) is an American pianist and composer of pop music, as well as a radio host and television presenter.
John Charles Waite (born 4 July 1952) is an English musician.
Jomo Kenyatta (– 22 August 1978) was a Kenyan anti-colonial activist and politician who governed Kenya as its Prime Minister from 1963 to 1964 and then as its first President from 1964 to his death in 1978.
Jonathan Philip Glover (born 26 December 1952) is an English actor.
Admiral Jonas Howard Ingram (October 15, 1886 – September 9, 1952) was an officer in the United States Navy during World War I and World War II.
Jonathan Scott Frakes (born August 19, 1952) is an American actor and director.
Jordan (الْأُرْدُنّ), officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية), is a sovereign Arab state in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River.
Robert-Matthew Chichkov (9 February 1884 – 11 November 1952) in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, was a priest, rector and teacher who was sentenced to death in the early 1950s.
José Vicente de Freitas, 2nd Baron of Freitas GCTE (22 January 1869 – 6 September 1952) was a Portuguese military officer and politician.
Josef Thorak (7 February 1889 in Salzburg, Austria – 26 February 1952 in Hartmannsberg, Bavaria) was an Austrian-German sculptor.
Joseph Ivor Linton (also referred to as Ivor Joseph Linton) (July 2, 1900 – March 1, 1982) was an Israeli diplomat.
Joseph Otis Fletcher (May 16, 1920 – July 6, 2008) was an American Air Force pilot and polar explorer.
Joseph Patrick Kennedy II (born September 24, 1952) is an American businessman, Democratic politician, and a member of the Kennedy family.
Jostein Gaarder (born 8 August 1952) is a Norwegian intellectual and author of several novels, short stories and children's books.
Juan Bautista Pérez (20 December 1869 – 7 May 1952), was a Venezuelan lawyer, magistrate, and politician who served as 43rd President of Venezuela between 1929 until 1931.
Juan Carlos Blanco Acevedo (6 December 1879 – 3 May 1952) was a Uruguayan politician.
Juan Domingo Perón (8 October 1895 – 1 July 1974) was an Argentine army lieutenant general and politician.
(for this actress's aunt of the same name, see -- Julia Dean (actress, born 1830)) Julia Dean (May 13, 1878 – October 17, 1952) was a stage and film actress who began her career in the 1890s.
Julie Taymor (born December 15, 1952) is an American director of theater, opera and film.
Julio Enrique Moreno (1879–1952) was Acting President of Ecuador from March to April 1926 and again from August to September 1940.
It is the first day of the second half of the year.
This day is the midpoint of a common year because there are 182 days before and 182 days after it in common years, and 183 before and 182 after in leap years.
The Aphelion, the point in the year when the Earth is farthest from the Sun, occurs around this date.
The terms 7th July, July 7th, and 7/7 (pronounced "Seven-seven") have been widely used in the Western media as a shorthand for the 7 July 2005 bombings on London's transport system.
In the Northern Hemisphere, the Summer solstice sometimes occurs on this date, while the Winter solstice occurs in the Southern Hemisphere.
This day usually marks the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere, which is the day of the year with the most hours of daylight in the Northern Hemisphere and the fewest hours of daylight in the Southern Hemisphere.
On this day the Summer solstice may occur in the Northern Hemisphere, and the Winter solstice may occur in the Southern Hemisphere.
In common years it is always in ISO week 26.
It is the last day of the first half of the year.
June Anderson (born December 30, 1952) is a Grammy Award-winning American dramatic coloratura soprano.
Jung Chang (born 25 March 1952) is a Chinese-born British writer now living in London, best known for her family autobiography Wild Swans, selling over 10 million copies worldwide but banned in the People's Republic of China.
Sylvester Ritter (December 13, 1952 – June 2, 1998) was an American professional wrestler and college football player, best known for his work in Mid-South Wrestling and the World Wrestling Federation as the Junkyard Dog (or JYD for short), a nickname Ritter received while working in a wrecking yard.
Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg (28 January 1865 – 22 September 1952) was a Finnish jurist and academic, who played a central role in the drafting of the Constitution of Finland in 1919.
Kaija Anneli Saariaho (née Laakkonen, born 14 October 1952) is a Finnish composer based in Paris, France.
The Kamchatka Peninsula (полуо́стров Камча́тка, Poluostrov Kamchatka) is a 1,250-kilometre-long (780 mi) peninsula in the Russian Far East, with an area of about 270,000 km2 (100,000 sq mi).
Peter Vitchev, also known as Blessed Kamen Vitchev, was a Bulgarian Eastern Catholic and an Assumptionist priest who was martyred by the Bulgarian communist regime.
The Kansas Supreme Court is the highest judicial authority in the state of Kansas.
Karen Horney (16 September 1885 – 4 December 1952) was a German psychoanalyst who practiced in the United States during her later career.
Karen Diane Magnussen, OC (born April 4, 1952) is a Canadian former competitive figure skater.
Karen Muir (16 September 1952 – 1 April 2013) was a South African competitive swimmer.
Karl Howman (born 13 December 1953) is an English actor and voice-over artist.
Katie Fforde, née Catherine Rose Gordon-Cumming (born 27 September 1952), is a British romance novelist.
Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui (قاضی ذوالقدر صدیقی) (born 1952) is Pakistani businessman, academician and social worker.
Külliki Saldre (until 1986, Külliki Tool; born 29 December 1952) is an Estonian stage, television, radio and film actress.
(born June 21, 1952) is a well-known Japanese anime director and the founder of the animation studio Bee Train.
On boats and ships, the keel is either of two parts: a structural element that sometimes resembles a fin and protrudes below a boat along the central line, or a hydrodynamic element.
(born July 20, 1952) is a Japanese actress.
Keith Ashfield, (March 28, 1952 – April 22, 2018) was a Canadian politician.
Keith Ian Giffen (born November 30, 1952) is an American comics artist and writer.
Sir Keith Arthur Murdoch (12 August 1885 – 4 October 1952) was an Australian journalist and the father of Rupert Murdoch, the current CEO and Chairman of News Corp.
Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.
Ketil Bjørnstad (born 25 April 1952 in Oslo, Norway) is a pianist, composer and author.
Kim Chul-soo (Korean: 김철수; born July 6, 1952 South Korea) is a former South Korean footballer who plays as a Defender.
Kim Stanley Robinson (born March 23, 1952) is an American writer of science fiction.
Ellen Muriel Deason (August 30, 1919 – July 16, 2012), known professionally as Kitty Wells, was an American pioneering female country music singer.
Klaus-Peter Hanisch (29 January 1952 – 30 August 2009) was a professional German footballer.
Knud Arne Jürgensen (born 1952) is a Danish music-, opera-, ballet- and theater historian, dramaturg, curator of exhibitions, senior researcher, dr.
Knut Hamsun (August 4, 1859 – February 19, 1952) was a major Norwegian writer, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920.
Kodagu is an administrative district in Karnataka, India.
Konrad Hermann Joseph Adenauer (5 January 1876 – 19 April 1967) was a German statesman who served as the first Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) from 1949 to 1963.
The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).
Maria Krystyna Janina Skarbek, OBE, GM, Croix de guerre (1 May 1908 – 15 June 1952), also known as Christine Granville,Clare Mulley, The Spy Who Loved, 2012, p. 1.
Kwame Nkrumah PC (21 September 1909 – 27 April 1972) was a Ghanaian politician and revolutionary.
The Labour Party of Malaya (Parti Buruh Malaya; Abbreviation: LPM) was a political party of Malaya that was active between 1952 and 1969.
Ladislas Lozano (born 24 June 1952 in Valhermoso de la Fuente as Ladislao Lozano Léon) is a French-Spanish football coach and retired player.
Lagertha Olea Sofie Broch (27 January 18642 May 1952) was a Norwegian illustrator, children's writer and proponent for women's rights.
Lane Caudell (born April 25, 1952) is an American actor and singer-songwriter who is best known for his roles in the films Goodbye, Franklin High, Hanging on a Star and for playing Woody King on the NBC daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives (1982–83).
Laraine Newman (born March 2, 1952) is an American comedian, actress, voice artist, and writer who was part of the original cast of NBC's Saturday Night Live.
Latex is a stable dispersion (emulsion) of polymer microparticles in an aqueous medium.
Percy Reginald Lawrence-Grant (30 October 1870 in Bournemouth, Hampshire, England – 19 February 1952 in Santa Barbara, California, USA) was an English actor known for supporting roles in films such as The Living Ghost, I'll Tell the World, Shanghai Express, The Mask of Fu Manchu and Son of Frankenstein.
Charles-Édouard Jeanneret (6 October 1887 – 27 August 1965), known as Le Corbusier, was a Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now called modern architecture.
Lee Hsien Loong (Tamil: லீ சியன் லூங்; born 10 February 1952) is a Singaporean politician serving as the third and current Prime Minister of Singapore since 2004.
Lee Hyla (August 31, 1952 – June 6, 2014) was an American classical music composer from Niagara Falls, New York.
A legation was a diplomatic representative office of lower rank than an embassy.
Lennart Fagerlund (born 2 April 1952) is a former Swedish cyclist.
Leonardo Ruiz Pineda, (28 September 1916, Rubio, Táchira, - 21 October 1952, Caracas) was a Venezuelan lawyer and politician, member and one of the founders of the party Acción Democrática (AD), of which was Secretary General and leader of the clandestine resistance between 1949 and 1952 against the dictatorship of Marcos Pérez Jiménez.
Leonid Genrikhovich Khachiyan (Լեոնիդ Գենրիխովիչ Խաչիյան; Леонид Генрихович Хачиян; May 3, 1952 – April 29, 2005) was a Soviet mathematician of Armenian descent who taught Computer Science at Rutgers University.
Leonid Iwanowytsch Yachenin (Ukrainian: Леонід Іванович Яченін; 24 July (5 August) 1897, Ihrayevo, now in Slutsk, Minsk Region, Belarus - 16 December 1952, Rostov-on-Don) was a politician and lawyer of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic.
Leslie James Banks CBE (9 June 1890 – 21 April 1952) was an English stage and screen actor, director and producer, now best remembered for playing gruff, menacing characters in black-and-white films of the 1930s and 1940s.
Lever House is a seminal glass-box skyscraper at 390 Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Li Hongzhi is the founder and spiritual leader of Falun Gong (or Falun Dafa), a "system of mind-body cultivation" in the qigong tradition.
Liam John Neeson, OBE (born 7 June 1952) is an actor from Northern Ireland.
Lieutenant colonel is a rank of commissioned officer in the armies, most marine forces and some air forces of the world, above a major and below a colonel.
Limelight is a 1952 comedy-drama film written, produced, directed by, and starring Charlie Chaplin.
Linda Maxine Godwin Ph.D. (born July 2, 1952) is an American scientist and retired NASA astronaut.
Linton Kwesi Johnson (aka LKJ, born 24 August 1952) is a Jamaican dub poet who has long been based in the UK.
The Amir of the State of Qatar is the monarch and head of state of Qatar.
The Governor of Guam (''Chamorro'': I Maga'låhen Guåhan) is the chief executive of the Government of Guam and the commander-in-chief of the Guam National Guard, whose responsibilities also include making the annual State of the Island (formerly the State of the Territory) addresses to the Guam Legislature, submitting the budget, and ensuring that Guam's public laws are enforced.
This is a list of heads of state of Chad since the country gained independence from France in 1960 to the present day.
This is a list of the heads of state of the modern Greek state, from its establishment during the Greek Revolution to the present day.
Marshal of France (Maréchal de France, plural Maréchaux de France) is a French military distinction, rather than a military rank, that is awarded to generals for exceptional achievements.
The following is a list of Playboy Playmates of 1975.
The following is a list of presidents of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the world association football governing body.
Bhutan was founded and unified as a country by Ngawang Namgyal, 1st Zhabdrung Rinpoche in the mid–17th century.
There are eight sovereign states that have successfully detonated nuclear weapons.
Elizabeth Rebecca Mitchell (born 12 July 1952) is a Jamaican-British singer, best known as the former lead singer of the 1970s disco/reggae band Boney M.
Charlotta Maria Thérèse Lizinka Dyrssen, née af Ugglas (28 July 1866 – 9 September 1952), was a Swedish women's rights activist.
Louis Édouard Lapicque (1 August 1866 – 6 December 1952) was a French neuroscientist, socialist activist, antidreyfusard and freemason who was very influential in the early 20th century.
Louis Menand (born January 21, 1952) is an American critic and essayist, best known for his book The Metaphysical Club (2001), an intellectual and cultural history of late 19th and early 20th century America.
Louis Jacques Marie Collin du Bocage (14 May 1893 – 3 November 1952), better known by the pen name Louis Verneuil, was a French playwright, screenwriter, and actor.
Michael Louis Vincent Walsh (born 5 August 1952) is an Irish entertainment manager and former judge on British television talent show The X Factor.
Maria Luisa Colombo (born 3 July 1952), best known as Lu Colombo, is an Italian singer.
Lucky Enam (born September 6, 1952) is a Bangladeshi television and theater actress.
Ludmilla Ivanovna Tourischeva (Russian: Людми́ла Ива́новна Тури́щева; also transliterated as Ludmilla Turischeva, Ludmilla Tourischcheva, and Ljudmila Turichtchieva), born October 7, 1952, is a former Russian gymnast and a nine-time Olympic medalist for the Soviet Union.
Ludwig Fahrenkrog (20 October 1867 – 27 October 1952) was a German writer, playwright and artist.
Luigi Fabris (Bassano del Grappa, August 23, 1883, Bassano del Grappa, May 19, 1952) was an Italian sculptor and ceramist.
Luigi Puccianti (11 June 1875 – 9 June 1952) was an Italian physicist.
Luke McNamee (April 4, 1871 – December 30, 1952) was a United States Navy Admiral, businessman, and the 10th and 12th Naval Governor of Guam.
Luxembourg (Lëtzebuerg; Luxembourg, Luxemburg), officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a landlocked country in western Europe.
David Llewellyn Harding (12 October 1867 – 26 December 1952), known professionally as Lyn Harding, was a Welsh actor who spent 40 years on the stage before entering British made silent films, talkies and radio.
Lynmouth is a village in Devon, England, on the northern edge of Exmoor.
Maggie Roswell (born November 14, 1952) is an American actress from Los Angeles, California.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
was the commissioner of the Japan Patent OfficeLawyers Weekly USA (2006).
The Malayan Union was a union of the Malay states and the Straits Settlements of Penang and Malacca.
"Man Will Conquer Space Soon!" was the title of a famous series of 1950s magazine articles in ''Collier's'' detailing Wernher von Braun's plans for manned spaceflight.
Mandel Bruce "Mandy" Patinkin (born November 30, 1952) is an American actor and singer.
Manuel Mora Morales (born 1952 on La Gomera, Canary Islands) is a Canarian writer, filmmaker and editor.
Manuel Portela y Valladares (Pontevedra, 31 January 1868 – Bandol, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France 29 April 1952) was a Spanish political figure during the Second Spanish Republic.
José Manuel Zelaya Rosales (born 20 September 1952)Encyclopædia Britannica, is a Honduran politician who was President of Honduras from 27 January 2006 until 28 June 2009.
Marcella Detroit (born Marcella Levy, June 21, 1952) is an American soprano vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter.
In the Roman calendar, March 15 was known as the Ides of March.
The March 1952 Southern United States tornado outbreak was the ninth deadliest tornado outbreak in the history of the United States.
Typically the March equinox falls on this date, marking the vernal point in the Northern Hemisphere and the autumnal point in the Southern Hemisphere.
In astrology, the day of the equinox is the first full day of the sign of Aries.
Marco Camenisch is a Swiss anarchist and environmental activist.
Marco Piccinini (born 1952 in Rome) is a Monegasque sport personality, businessman, and politician.
Marek Marian Belka (b. 9 January 1952 in Łódź) is a Polish professor of Economics, a former Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Poland, former Director of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) European Department and former Head of Narodowy Bank Polski (National Bank of Poland).
Maria de Conceição de Matos Ferreira da Silva (29 September 1890 – 18 September 1952) was a Portuguese actress and theatre personality.
Maria Tecla Artemisia Montessori (August 31, 1870 – May 6, 1952) was an Italian physician and educator best known for the philosophy of education that bears her name, and her writing on scientific pedagogy.
Maria-Hélène Schneider (27 March 1952 – 3 February 2011), known as Maria Schneider, was a French actress.
Maria Mikhailovna Shkapskaya (Мария Михайловна Шкапская; October 15, 1891 – September 7, 1952) was a Russian/Soviet poet and journalist.
Marianne Deborah Williamson (born July 8, 1952) is an American spiritual teacher, author, and lecturer.
Mary Lucy Denise Henner (born April 6, 1952) is an American actress, producer, radio host, and author.
Marilyn Chambers (April 22, 1952 – April 12, 2009) was an American pornographic film actress, exotic dancer, model, actress, and vice-presidential candidate.
Mark Sandman (September 24, 1952 – July 3, 1999) was an American singer, songwriter, musical instrument inventor, multi-instrumentalist and comic writer.
Marc Steven Bell (born July 15, 1952) is an American musician best known by his stage name Marky Ramone.
Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second-smallest planet in the Solar System after Mercury.
Marseille (Provençal: Marselha), is the second-largest city of France and the largest city of the Provence historical region.
The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands (Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ), is an island country located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line.
Martial law is the imposition of direct military control of normal civilian functions of government, especially in response to a temporary emergency such as invasion or major disaster, or in an occupied territory. Martial law can be used by governments to enforce their rule over the public.
Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill (born 1 March 1952) is a professional football manager and former player, from Northern Ireland, who is manager of the Republic of Ireland national team.
Marv Kellum (born June 23, 1952) is a former professional American football player who played linebacker for four seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers, He was a member of the Steelers first 2 World Championships, Super Bowls IX & X, and Arizona Cardinals.
Mary Badham (born October 7, 1952) is an American actress, known for her portrayal of Jean Louise "Scout" Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Mary Eileen McDonnell (born April 28, 1952) is an American film, stage, and television actress.
(14 February 1900 - 18 May 1952) was a Japanese aesthetician, film theorist, librarian, and social activist.
was a Japanese popular playwright, novelist and haiku poet (under the pen-name of Santei) active during the late Taishō and early Shōwa periods of Japan.
Matija Murko, also known as Mathias Murko (10 February 1861 – 11 February 1952), was a Slovenian scholar, known mostly for his work on oral epic traditions in Serbian, Bosnian and Croatian.
Matrona Dmitrievna Nikonova, (Блаженная Матрона Московская), the Blessed Eldress of Moscow, (November 22, 1881 (1885 according to other sources) – May 2, 1952), also referred to as Matrona of Moscow, is a canonized saint of the Russian Orthodox Church who is said to have had the gifts of prophecy, spiritual vision, and healing from early childhood.
The Mau Mau Uprising (1952–1964), also known as the Mau Mau Rebellion, the Kenya Emergency, and the Mau Mau Revolt, was a war in the British Kenya Colony (1920–63).
Maureen Brigid Dowd (born January 14, 1952) is an American columnist for The New York Times, and an author.
Max Allen Sandlin Jr. (born September 29, 1952) is a former Democratic Congressman who served eight years (1997–2005) in the U.S. House of Representatives representing Texas District 1.
Maxine Chernoff (born 1952) is an American novelist, writer, poet, academic and literary magazine editor.
This day marks the approximate midpoint of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and of autumn in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the March equinox).
Mehmed Esad Pasha (18 October 1862 – 2 November 1952), known as Mehmet Esat Bülkat after the 1934 Surname Law, was an Ottoman general active during the First Balkan War, where he led the Yanya Corps, and in World War I, where he was the senior Ottoman commander in the Dardanelles Campaign.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) is a type of agreement between two (bilateral) or more (multilateral) parties.
The Mercalli intensity scale is a seismic intensity scale used for measuring the intensity of an earthquake.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (initialized as MGM or hyphenated as M-G-M, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or simply Metro, and for a former interval known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, or MGM/UA) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.
Michael Ciaran Parker (born 4 May 1952), better known by his stage name Michael Barrymore, is an English comedian and television presenter of game shows and light entertainment programmes on British television in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s.
Michael Cunningham (born November 6, 1952) is an American novelist and screenwriter.
Michael Dorn (born December 9, 1952) is an American actor and voice artist who is known for his role as the Klingon Worf in the Star Trek franchise.
Michael Jeter (August 26, 1952 – March 30, 2003) was an American actor of film, stage, and television.
Robert Michael O'Hare, Jr. (May 6, 1952 – September 28, 2012), known professionally as Michael O'Hare, was an American actor who performed on stage and television.
Michael Shea (born November 4, 1952) is an American former child actor.
Michael Blieden Wolff (born July 31, 1952) is an American jazz pianist.
Michel Plante (born January 19, 1952) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who played in the World Hockey Association (WHA).
Michoacán, formally Michoacán de Ocampo, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Michoacán de Ocampo (Spanish: Estado Libre y Soberano de Michoacán de Ocampo), is one of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico.
Mickey "Ned" O'Sullivan (born 14 April 1952) is an Irish retired Gaelic football manager, selector and former player.
Philip Andre "Mickey" Rourke Jr. (born September 16, 1952), is an American actor, screenwriter, and retired boxer, who has appeared primarily as a leading man in drama, action, and thriller films.
Miguel Osório de Almeida (September 1, 1890; December 2, 1952. both in Rio de Janeiro) was a noted Brazilian physician and scientist, brother of another scientist, Álvaro Osório de Almeida, both considered the fathers of modern physiology in Brazil.
Miina Sillanpää (originally Vilhelmiina Riktig, 4 June 1866 in Jokioinen – 3 April 1952 in Helsinki) was Finland's first female minister and a key figure in the workers' movement.
Michael Lupica (born May 11, 1952) is an American newspaper columnist, best known for his provocative commentary on sports in the New York Daily News and his appearances on ESPN.
Michael "Shoes" Milbury (born June 17, 1952) is an American former professional ice hockey player currently working as an analyst for the NHL on NBC.
Michael Douglas Thornton (born 1 May 1952) is a British politician and former Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Eastleigh in Hampshire.
The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (Микоян и Гуревич МиГ-15; USAF/DoD designation: Type 14; NATO reporting name: Fagot) is a jet fighter aircraft developed by Mikoyan-Gurevich for the Soviet Union.
Military occupation is effective provisional control by a certain ruling power over a territory which is not under the formal sovereignty of that entity, without the violation of the actual sovereign.
Miriam Flynn (born June 18, 1952) is an American voice actress and character actress.
Miss Universe is an annual international beauty pageant that is run by the American based Miss Universe Organization.
The Mississippi Embayment is a physiographic feature in the south-central United States, part of the Mississippi Alluvial Plain.
Mitchell Craig "Mitch" Pileggi (born April 5, 1952) is an American actor, best known for his role as Walter Skinner on The X-Files.
Mohamed Naguib (محمد نجيب,; 19 February 1901 – 28 August 1984) was the first President of Egypt, serving from the declaration of the Republic on 18 June 1953 to 14 November 1954.
Violet Elizabeth Malone (stage name Molly Malone) (December 7, 1888 – February 14, 1952) was an American actress of the silent film era.
The monarchy of Thailand (whose monarch is referred to as the King of Thailand or historically as the King of Siam; พระมหากษัตริย์ไทย) refers to the constitutional monarchy and monarch of the Kingdom of Thailand (formerly Siam). The King of Thailand is the head of state and head of the ruling Royal House of Chakri. Although the current Chakri Dynasty was created in 1782, the existence of the institution of monarchy in Thailand is traditionally considered to have its roots from the founding of the Sukhothai Kingdom in 1238, with a brief interregnum from the death of Ekkathat to the accession of Taksin in the 18th century. The institution was transformed into a constitutional monarchy in 1932 after the bloodless Siamese Revolution of 1932. The monarchy's official ceremonial residence is the Grand Palace in Bangkok, while the private residence has been at the Dusit Palace. The King of Thailand's titles include Head of State, Head of the Royal Thai Armed Forces, Adherent of Buddhism and Upholder of religions.
The monarchy of the United Kingdom, commonly referred to as the British monarchy, is the constitutional monarchy of the United Kingdom, its dependencies and its overseas territories.
Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.
Morgan Richard Tsvangirai (10 March 1952 – 14 February 2018) was a Zimbabwean politician who was Prime Minister of Zimbabwe from 2009 to 2013.
Moya Brennan, born Máire Ní Bhraonáin, also known as Máire Brennan (born 4 August 1952), is an Irish folk singer, songwriter, harpist, and philanthropist.
Laurence Tureaud (born May 21, 1952), known professionally as Mr.
MuhammadFull name: Abū al-Qāsim Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn ʿAbd al-Muṭṭalib ibn Hāšim (ابو القاسم محمد ابن عبد الله ابن عبد المطلب ابن هاشم, lit: Father of Qasim Muhammad son of Abd Allah son of Abdul-Muttalib son of Hashim) (مُحمّد;;Classical Arabic pronunciation Latinized as Mahometus c. 570 CE – 8 June 632 CE)Elizabeth Goldman (1995), p. 63, gives 8 June 632 CE, the dominant Islamic tradition.
Mykhailo Omelianovych-Pavlenko (Михайло Омелянович Павленко; 8 December 1878 – 29 May 1952) was the Supreme Commander of the Ukrainian Galician Army (UHA) and of the Army of the Ukrainian National Republic.
Myxomatosis (sometimes shortened to "myxo" or "myxy") is a disease that affects rabbits, caused by the ''myxoma'' virus.
Nadiuska is a retired German-born model and actress who became a well-known celebrity in Spain during the 1970s.
Nancy Keenan (born February 14, 1952) is an American politician, and since 2015 the executive director of the Montana Democratic Party.
NARAL Pro-Choice America (is a 501(c)(4) organization in the United States that engages in political action and advocacy efforts to oppose restrictions on abortion and expand access to abortion. NARAL is often used as a short form of the name. The organization was formerly known as the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws, then the National Abortion Rights Action League, and later the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League. NARAL has an associated 501(c)(3) organization, the NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation, and an associated political action committee, the NARAL Pro-Choice America PAC. Founded in 1969, NARAL is the oldest abortion rights advocacy group in the United States.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an American history museum and hall of fame, located in Cooperstown, New York, and operated by private interests.
The National People's Army (NPA) (German: Nationale Volksarmee – NVA) was the name used for the armed forces of the German Democratic Republic.
The National Prohibition Foundation is a non-profit Colorado corporation established in 2001 and originally incorporated in Indiana in 1952.
The National Security Agency (NSA) is a national-level intelligence agency of the United States Department of Defense, under the authority of the Director of National Intelligence.
Nationalization (or nationalisation) is the process of transforming private assets into public assets by bringing them under the public ownership of a national government or state.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.
Naum Torbov (Наум Торбов) was a Bulgarian architect, born in 1880, deceased in 1952.
Negotiation comes from the Latin neg (no) and otsia (leisure) referring to businessmen who, unlike the patricians, had no leisure time in their industriousness; it held the meaning of business (le négoce in French) until the 17th century when it took on the diplomatic connotation as a dialogue between two or more people or parties intended to reach a beneficial outcome over one or more issues where a conflict exists with respect to at least one of these issues.
Neil Ellwood Peart, (born September 12, 1952), is a Canadian-American author and retired musician, best known as the drummer and primary lyricist for the rock band Rush.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
Ng Man-tat (born January 2, 1952) is a Hong Kong actor originally from Fujian, China.
Nichita Danilov (born April 7, 1952 in Climăuţi village, Suceava County) is a Romanian poet.
Nicolae Constantin Batzaria (last name also Besaria, Basarya, Bațaria or Bazaria; also known under the pen names Moș Nae, Moș Ene and Ali Baba; November 20, 1874 – January 28, 1952), was a Macedonian-born Aromanian cultural activist, Ottoman statesman and Romanian writer.
Nicolas Bréhal (Gérald Solnitzki) (6 December 1952 Paris – 31 May 1999 Levallois-Perret) was a French novelist and literary critic.
Nicolette Larson (July 17, 1952 – December 16, 1997) was an American pop singer.
Nielsen Audio (formerly Arbitron) is a consumer research company in the United States that collects listener data on radio broadcasting audiences.
The Night of the Murdered Poets (Delo Yevreyskogo antifashistskogo komiteta "Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee affair"; הרוגי מלכות פונעם ראטנפארבאנד Harugey malkus funem Ratnfarband, "Soviet Union Martyrs") was an execution of thirteen Soviet Jews in the Lubyanka Prison in Moscow, Soviet Union on August 12, 1952.
Archimandrite Nikolai Alekseev (born January 21, 1869, Vyborg, Finland - died on April 23, 1952, Buenos Aires, Argentina) was a Russian Greek-Catholic priest.
Nikolai Yefimovich Andrianov (Николай Ефимович Андрианов; 14 October 1952 – 21 March 2011) was a Soviet/Russian gymnast.
Nikolai Evgenievich Sorokin (Николай Евгеньевич Сорокин; February 15, 1952 – March 26, 2013) was a Russian theatre and film actor, theatre director, educator, and People's Artist of Russia (1999).
Nile Gregory Rodgers Jr. (born September 19, 1952) is an American record producer, songwriter, musician, composer, arranger and guitarist.
New Jersey Transit Corporation, branded as NJ Transit (NJT; stylized as NJ TRANSIT), is a state-owned public transportation system that serves the US state of New Jersey, along with portions of New York State and Pennsylvania.
New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.
The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish, Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Nobelpriset i kemi) is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry.
The Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: "den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning").
The Nobel Prize in Physics (Nobelpriset i fysik) is a yearly award given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for those who conferred the most outstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin), administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine.
Nora Miao (born 8 February 1952), is a Hong Kong actress who appeared in many kung-fu films in the 1970s.
The Nordic Council is the official body for formal inter-parliamentary co-operation among the Nordic countries.
The Nordic countries or the Nordics are a geographical and cultural region in Northern Europe and the North Atlantic, where they are most commonly known as Norden (literally "the North").
The North Pole, also known as the Geographic North Pole or Terrestrial North Pole, is (subject to the caveats explained below) defined as the point in the Northern Hemisphere where the Earth's axis of rotation meets its surface.
This day marks the approximate midpoint of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere and of spring in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the September equinox).
A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).
The explosive yield of a nuclear weapon is the amount of energy released when that particular nuclear weapon is detonated, usually expressed as a TNT equivalent (the standardized equivalent mass of trinitrotoluene which, if detonated, would produce the same energy discharge), either in kilotons (kt—thousands of tons of TNT), in megatons (Mt—millions of tons of TNT), or sometimes in terajoules (TJ).
Nuclear weapons tests are experiments carried out to determine the effectiveness, yield, and explosive capability of nuclear weapons.
Nuevo San Juan Parangaricutiro, in the Mexican state of Michoacán, is a small village near the Parícutin volcano.
An ocean liner is a passenger ship primarily used as a form of transportation across seas or oceans.
Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
Oleh Volodymyrovych Blokhin (Оле́г Володи́мирович Блохі́н, Оле́г Влади́мирович Блохи́н; born 5 November 1952 in Kiev) is a former Ukrainian football player and manager.
Operation Hurricane was the test of the first UK atomic device, on 3 October 1952.
Operation Ivy was the eighth series of American nuclear tests, coming after Tumbler—Snapper and before Upshot–Knothole.
Orange Julius is an American chain of fruit drink beverage stores.
Ferit Orhan Pamuk (generally known simply as Orhan Pamuk; born 7 June 1952) is a Turkish novelist, screenwriter, academic and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho (December 15, 1907 – December 5, 2012), known as Oscar Niemeyer, was a Brazilian architect considered to be one of the key figures in the development of modern architecture.
Oslo (rarely) is the capital and most populous city of Norway.
Osvaldo César Ardiles (born 3 August 1952), often referred to in Britain as Ossie Ardiles, is a football manager, pundit and former midfielder who won the 1978 FIFA World Cup as part of the Argentine national team.
On 4 November 1952, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between United States Air Force Secretary Thomas K. Finletter and United States Army Secretary Frank Pace that removed the weight restrictions on helicopters that the U.S. Army could use.
Paolo Grilli (3 August 1857 – 16 January 1952) was an Italian sculptor and painter.
Paralysis is a loss of muscle function for one or more muscles.
Paramahansa Yogananda (পরমহংস যোগানন্দ.) (5 January 18937 March 1952), born Mukunda Lal Ghosh (মুকুন্দলাল ঘোষ.), was an Indian yogi and guru who introduced millions of Indians and westerners to the teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga through his organization Yogoda Satsanga Society of India and Self-Realization Fellowship.
Parícutin (or Volcán de Parícutin, also accented Paricutín) is a cinder cone volcano located in the Mexican state of Michoacán, near the city of Uruapan and about west of Mexico City.
Park Avenue is a wide New York City boulevard which carries north and southbound traffic in the borough of Manhattan.
Park Geun-hye (born 2 February 1952) is a former South Korean politician who served as the 11th President of South Korea from 2013 to 2017.
Patricia Sue Summitt (June 14, 1952 – June 28, 2016) was an American women's college basketball head coach who accrued 1,098 career wins, the most in college basketball history upon her retirement.
Patrick Pinney (born June 30, 1952) is an American actor and voice actor.
Patrick Prosser (born 8 September 1952) is a Computer Scientist at Glasgow University.
Patrick Wayne Swayze (August 18, 1952 – September 14, 2009) was an American actor, dancer, and singer-songwriter.
Paul Éluard, born Eugène Émile Paul Grindel (14 December 1895 – 18 November 1952), was a French poet and one of the founders of the surrealist movement.
Paul Reubens (né Rubenfeld; born August 27, 1952) is an American actor, writer, film producer, game show host, and comedian, best known for his character Pee-wee Herman.
Paul-Félix Armand-Delille (3 July 1874 in Fourchambault, Nièvre – 4 September 1963) was a physician, bacteriologist, professor, and member of the French Academy of Medicine who accidentally brought about the collapse of rabbit populations throughout much of Europe and beyond in the 1950s by infecting them with the myxomatosis virus.
Paulo Betti (Born September 10, 1952) is a Brazilian stage, film and television actor.
Péter Erdő (Erdő Péter,; born 25 June 1952) is a Hungarian Cardinal of the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church.
Pedro José Domingo de la Calzada Manuel María Lascuráin Paredes (8 May 1856 – 21 July 1952http://www.buscabiografias.com/biografia/verDetalle/10096/Pedro%20Lascurain) was a Mexican politician who served as the 34th President of Mexico for less than one hour on February 19, 1913, the shortest presidency in the history of the world.
Pehr Gustaf Holmes (April 9, 1881 – December 19, 1952) was a United States Representative from Massachusetts.
The People's Representative Council (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat, DPR), alternatively translatable as the House of Representatives or as the House of People's Representatives, is one of two elected national legislative assemblies in Indonesia.
Peretz Davidovich Markish (פּרץ מאַרקיש) (Перец Давидович Маркиш) (7 December 1895 (25 November OS) – 12 August 1952) was a Soviet/Russian Jewish poet and playwright who wrote predominantly in Yiddish.
Ermelinda Pedroso Rodríguez D'Almeida (born March 17, 1952), known as Perla, is a Paraguayan-Brazilian singer.
Wilbur Francis "Pete" Henry (October 31, 1897 – February 7, 1952) was an American football player, coach, and athletic administrator.
Pyotr Zakharovich Ermakov (Пётр Захарович Ермаков) (– 22 May 1952) was a Russian Bolshevik revolutionary, notable as one several men responsible for the execution of the Romanov family, including the deposed Tsar Nicholas II, his wife, their children, and their retinue.
Peter Kingsbery is an American singer songwriter who cofounded the band Cock Robin in the 1980s.
Peter Knights (born 30 March 1952) is a former Australian rules footballer and coach who represented in the Victorian Football League (VFL).
Peter Schrank (born 23 September 1952 in St Gallen, Switzerland) is a political cartoonist whose work has appeared in the UK's Independent on Sunday newspaper, The Economist magazine, and Ireland's Sunday Business Post.
Peter Gary Tatchell (born 25 January 1952) is a British human rights campaigner, originally from Australia, best known for his work with LGBT social movements.
Peter Whiteside (born 23 June 1952) is a British modern pentathlete.
Peter David Windsor (born 11 April 1952 in Reigate, Surrey, England) is the former Sporting Director of the US F1 Team and a Formula One journalist.
Phil Nicholls (born 22 June 1952) is an English former professional footballer who played as a central defender.
Philip G. Epstein (August 22, 1909 – February 7, 1952) was an American screenwriter most known for his screenplay for the film Casablanca (1942), which won an Academy Award.
Philip Taylor Kramer (July 12, 1952 – February 12, 1995) was an American bass guitar player for the rock group Iron Butterfly and associated groups between 1974 and 1980.
Philippe Kahn (born March 16, 1952) is a mathematician, technology innovator, entrepreneur and founder of four technology companies: Fullpower Technologies, LightSurf Technologies, Starfish Software and Borland.
Pietro Paolo Mennea (28 June 1952 – 21 March 2013) was an Italian sprinter and politician.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are an American professional baseball team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Datuk Wira Poh Ah Tiam (April 1, 1952 – March 15, 2007) was a Malaysian politician, businessman and community leader of Chinese descent.
Poliomyelitis, often called polio or infantile paralysis, is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus.
A political campaign is an organized effort which seeks to influence the decision making process within a specific group.
Pauline Theresa Moran (June 28, 1883 – January 25, 1952) billed as Polly Moran, was an American actress of vaudeville, stage and screen and comedian.
Polytechnic University of the Philippines (Filipino: Politeknikong Unibersidad ng Pilipinas; Abbreviated a callsign as PUP and commonly known as PUP Main, PUP Sta. Mesa and PUP Manila) is a coeducational state university located in the district of Santa Mesa, Manila, Philippines.
Predrag Miletić, (Предраг Милетић; born), is a Serbian film, television, and theatre actor.
The President of the Argentine Nation (Presidente de la Nación Argentina), usually known as the President of Argentina, is both head of state and head of government of Argentina.
The President of Colombia (Presidente de Colombia), officially known as the President of the Republic of Colombia (Presidente de la República de Colombia) is the head of state and head of government of Colombia.
The President of the Republic of Ecuador (Presidente de la República del Ecuador) serves as both the head of state and head of government of Ecuador, is the highest political office in the country as the head of the executive branch of government.
The President of the Republic of Finland (Suomen tasavallan presidentti, Republiken Finlands president) is the head of state of Finland.
The President of Honduras (Presidente de Honduras) officially known as the President of the Republic of Honduras (Spanish: Presidente de la República de Honduras), is the head of state and head of government of Honduras, and the Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces.
The President of the State of Israel (נְשִׂיא מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל, Nesi Medinat Yisra'el, or נְשִׂיא הַמְדִינָה, Nesi HaMedina, literally President of the State) is the head of state of Israel.
The President of Mexico (Presidente de México), officially known as the President of the United Mexican States (Presidente de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos), is the head of state and government of Mexico.
The President of the Russian Federation (Prezident Rossiyskoy Federatsii) is the elected head of state of the Russian Federation, as well as holder of the highest office in Russia and commander-in-chief of the Russian Armed Forces.
The President of Serbia (Председник Србије / Predsednik Srbije), officially styled as the President of the Republic, is the head of state of Serbia.
The President of the Confederation, colloquially known as the President of Switzerland or Federal President, is the head of Switzerland's seven-member Federal Council, the country's executive branch.
The President of Venezuela (Presidente de Venezuela), officially known as the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Presidente de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela) is the head of state and head of government in Venezuela's presidential system.
Presbyter is, in the Bible, a synonym for bishop (episkopos), referring to a leader in local Church congregations.
The Prime Minister of Australia (sometimes informally abbreviated to PM) is the head of government of Australia.
The Prime Minister of Cambodia (នាយករដ្ឋមន្ត្រីនៃព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, Premier ministre du Cambodge) is the head of government of Cambodia.
The Prime Minister of Egypt is the head of the Egyptian government.
The President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian Republic (Italian: Presidente del Consiglio dei ministri della Repubblica Italiana), commonly referred to in Italy as Presidente del Consiglio, or informally as Premier and known in English as the Prime Minister of Italy, is the head of government of the Italian Republic.
The is the head of government of Japan.
The Prime Minister of New Zealand (Te Pirimia o Aotearoa) is the head of government of New Zealand.
The President of the Council of Ministers (Polish: Prezes Rady Ministrów), colloquially referred to as the Prime Minister of Poland (Polish: Premier Polski), is the leader of the cabinet and the head of government of Poland.
Prime Minister (Portuguese: Primeiro-Ministro) is the current title of the head of government of Portugal.
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore (Perdana Menteri Republik Singapura; 新加坡共和國總理;, pinyin: Xīnjiāpō gònghéguó zǒnglǐ; சிங்கப்பூர் குடியரசின் பிரதமர், Ciṅkappūr kuṭiyaraciṉ piratamar) is the head of the government of the Republic of Singapore, and the most powerful person in Singapore.
The Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (ශ්රී ලංකා අග්රාමාත්ය; இலங்கை பிரதமர்) is the most senior member of parliament in the cabinet of ministers in Sri Lanka which is collectively accountable for their policies and actions to parliament.
The Chairman of the Government of the Czech Republic (Czech: Předseda vlády České republiky), normally referred to in English as the Prime Minister, is the head of the Government of the Czech Republic.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame for professional American football, located in Canton, Ohio.
Queen Elizabeth II was proclaimed sovereign throughout her realms after her father, King George VI, died in the night between 5 and 6 February 1952, while Elizabeth was in Kenya.
In religion, a prophet is an individual regarded as being in contact with a divine being and said to speak on that entity's behalf, serving as an intermediary with humanity by delivering messages or teachings from the supernatural source to other people.
Puerto Rico (Spanish for "Rich Port"), officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, "Free Associated State of Puerto Rico") and briefly called Porto Rico, is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea.
Qamar Zaman (born 1952, in Quetta, Pakistan) is a former squash player from Pakistan.
Quebec (Québec)According to the Canadian government, Québec (with the acute accent) is the official name in French and Quebec (without the accent) is the province's official name in English; the name is.
Quo Tai-chi (1888–1952) was a diplomat during the Republican era of China and an active member of the Kuomintang from the early years of the Republic of China until shortly after the fall of mainland China to the Communists.
Ralph Byrd (22 April 1909 – 18 August 1952) was an American actor.
Ralph Wiley (April 12, 1952 – June 13, 2004) was an American sports journalist who wrote for Sports Illustrated and ESPN's Page 2.
All kings in the current Chakri dynasty of Thailand are often referred to as Rama followed by Roman ordinal in English translation.
Randall Mario Poffo (November 15, 1952 – May 20, 2011), better known by his ring name "Macho Man" Randy Savage, was an American professional wrestler and color commentator best known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) and later World Championship Wrestling (WCW).
Ray Mala (December 27, 1906 – September 23, 1952) was one of the first Native American movie stars.
Raymond Domenech (born 24 January 1952 in Lyon) is a retired French footballer, the current manager of the Brittany national football team and the former manager of the French national football team.
Réunion (La Réunion,; previously Île Bourbon) is an island and region of France in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar and southwest of Mauritius.
A refugee, generally speaking, is a displaced person who has been forced to cross national boundaries and who cannot return home safely (for more detail see legal definition).
Reginald VelJohnson (born Reginald VelJohnson, August 16, 1952) is an American actor and comedian.
Renaud Pierre Manuel Séchan, known as Renaud (born 11 May 1952), is a popular French singer, songwriter and actor.
The Reparations Agreement between Israel and the Federal Republic of Germany (German: Luxemburger Abkommen "Luxembourg Agreement" or Wiedergutmachungsabkommen "Wiedergutmachung Agreement", Hebrew: הסכם השילומים Heskem HaShillumim "Reparations Agreement") was signed on September 10, 1952,USHMM:, USHMM photograph #11019.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
The Revised Standard Version (RSV) is an English translation of the Bible published in 1952 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of Churches.
Rex Wayne Tillerson (born March 23, 1952) is an American former government official and former energy executive who served as the 69th United States Secretary of State from February 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018, under President Donald Trump.
Martin circa 1915 Riccardo Martin (November 18, 1874 – August 11, 1952) was an American tenor.
Richard Laurence Millington Synge FRS (Liverpool, 28 October 1914 – Norwich, 18 August 1994) was a British biochemist, and shared the 1952 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the invention of partition chromatography with Archer Martin.
Richard Francis Evelyn Walsh (born 8 December 1952 in Lewisham, London) is an English actor, best known for playing fireman Bert "Sicknote" Quigley in the long-running ITV drama series London's Burning from 1986 to 2000.
Rick Aviles (October 14, 1952 – March 17, 1995) was an American stand-up comedian and actor of Puerto Rican descent, best remembered for portraying the villainous Willie Lopez in the film Ghost.
Richard Esko "Riki" Sorsa (26 December 1952 – 10 May 2016) was a Finnish pop singer.
Rita Frances Dove (born August 28, 1952) is an American poet and essayist.
RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City.
Robert Booker "Bob" Baer (born July 1, 1952) is an American author and a former CIA case officer who was primarily assigned to the Middle East.
Robert Guérin (28 June 1876 – 19 March 1952) was a French journalist, and the 1st President and one of the founders of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).
Robert Lee Zemeckis (born May 14, 1952) is an American screenwriter and filmmaker frequently credited as an innovator in visual effects.
Roberto Remigio Benigni, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (born 27 October 1952) is an Italian actor, comedian, screenwriter and director.
Robin Ophelia Quivers (born August 8, 1952) is an American radio personality, author, and actress, best known for being the long-running news anchor and co-host of The Howard Stern Show.
Robin Riker (born October 2, 1952) is an American actress and author.
Roger Lawrence Bisby (born 16 November 1952) is an English television presenter and journalist, known for his expertise in the British building industry.
Albert Roger Mooh Miller (born 20 May 1952), commonly known as Roger Milla, is a retired Cameroonian professional footballer who played as a forward.
Roger Jason Stone Jr. (born August 27, 1952) is an American political consultant, lobbyist and strategist noted for his use of opposition research, usually for candidates of the Republican Party.
Rohinton Mistry (born 3 July 1952) is an Indian-born Canadian writer.
Roland Kaiser (born May 10, 1952 in Berlin as Ronald Keiler) is a schlager singer-songwriter from Germany.
Roland West (February 20, 1885 – March 31, 1952) was a Hollywood director known for his innovative proto-film noir movies of the 1920s and early 1930s.
Romantic music is a period of Western classical music that began in the late 18th or early 19th century.
Ronald James Taylor (October 16, 1952 – January 16, 2002) was an American actor, singer and writer.
Ronald Montague "Ronn" Moss (born March 4, 1952) is an American actor, musician and singer/songwriter, a member of the band Player, and best known for portraying Ridge Forrester, the dynamic fashion magnate on the CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful from 1987 to 2012.
Ronald L. Dapo (born May 8, 1952, Plattsburgh, New York) is an American former child actor who appeared in supporting roles in such television series as the ABC/Warner Brothers situation comedy Room for One More (1962) and CBS's The New Phil Silvers Show (1964).
Roseanne Cherrie Barr (born November 3, 1952) is an American actress, comedian, writer, and television producer.
Rosemarie "Rosi" Ackermann (born 4 April 1952) is a former East German high jumper.
Rued Langgaard (born Rud Immanuel Langgaard; 28 July 1893 – 10 July 1952) was a late-Romantic Danish composer and organist.
Rush was a Canadian rock band comprising Geddy Lee (bass, vocals, keyboards), Alex Lifeson (guitars) and Neil Peart (drums, percussion, lyrics).
is a Japanese voice actor, actor and narrator who is affiliated with Aoni Production in December 2006, with 81 Produce and the Tokyo Actor's Consumer's Cooperative Society.
() is a Japanese musician, singer, composer, record producer, activist, writer, actor and dancer, based in Tokyo and New York.
Sam McMurray (born April 15, 1952) is an American actor and voice actor who is best known for his roles as Supervisor O'Boyle in the CBS sitcom series The King of Queens, Trent Culpepper in Cristela and for voicing Roy in the family sitcom television series Dinosaurs.
Sameera Moussa (March 3, 1917 - August 5, 1952) was an Egyptian nuclear physicist who held a doctorate in atomic radiation and worked to make the medical use of nuclear technology affordable to all.
Sammo Hung (born 7 January 1952), also known as Hung Kam-bo (洪金寶), is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film producer and director, known for his work in many martial arts films and Hong Kong action cinema.
Datuk Santokh Singh is a retired Malaysian football player.
Sara Mandiano, (born 25 January 1958 as Françoise Castellani) is a French singer and songwriter.
Sarah Douglas (born 12 December 1952) is an English actress.
Sarbjit Singh Chadha (born June 17, 1952 in New Delhi, India) is an Indian singer, who is said to be the first non-Japanese enka singer.
Saufatu Sopoanga, OBE (born 22 February 1952) is a political figure from the Pacific nation of Tuvalu.
The Säynätsalo Town Hall (Säynätsalon kunnantalo) is a multifunction building complex – town hall, shops, library and flats – designed by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto for the municipality of Säynätsalo (merged with the municipality of Jyväskylä in 1993) in Central Finland.
Robert Scott Hicks (born 4 March 1953) is an Australian film director and screenwriter.
Scott Wesley Brown (born June 4, 1952) is an American CCM singer and songwriter.
Seal hunting, or sealing, is the personal or commercial hunting of seals.
Sebastião Artur Cardoso da Gama, (10 April 1924—7 February 1952) was a Portuguese poet.
The Second Sino-Japanese War was a military conflict fought primarily between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan from July 7, 1937, to September 2, 1945.
Selman Abraham Waksman (July 22, 1888 – August 16, 1973) was a Ukrainian-born, Jewish-American inventor, biochemist and microbiologist whose research into organic substances—largely into organisms that live in soil—and their decomposition promoted the discovery of streptomycin and several other antibiotics.
It is frequently the day of the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
It is frequently the day of the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
Serbia (Србија / Srbija),Pannonian Rusyn: Сербия; Szerbia; Albanian and Romanian: Serbia; Slovak and Czech: Srbsko,; Сърбия.
Sergei Bortkiewicz (Сергі́й Едуа́рдович Бортке́вич, Серге́й Эдуа́рдович Бортке́вич; – 25 October 1952) was a Romantic composer and pianist.
Sergey Alexandrovich Karaganov (Серге́й Алекса́ндрович Карага́нов, born 12 September 1952 in Moscow) is a Russian political scientist who heads the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy, a security analytical institution founded by Vitaly Shlykov.
Sergey Dmitrievich Merkurov (Серге́й Дми́триевич Мерку́ров, – 8 June 1952) was a prominent Soviet sculptor-monumentalist of Greek-Armenian descent.
Sex reassignment surgery or SRS (also known as gender reassignment surgery, gender confirmation surgery, genital reconstruction surgery, gender-affirming surgery, or sex realignment surgery) is the surgical procedure (or procedures) by which a transgender person's physical appearance and function of their existing sexual characteristics are altered to resemble that socially associated with their identified gender.
Shakespears Sister is a pop-rock act, formed by Irish-born singer–songwriter Siobhan Fahey in 1988.
Sharon Dahlonega Bush (born Sharon Daisy Raiford; February 29, 1952) is an American television newscaster and print journalist.
Sharon Rachel Osbourne (Levy; born 9 October 1952) is an English television host, media personality, television talent competition judge, author, music manager, modern impresario, businesswoman, and promoter, and the wife of heavy metal singer-songwriter Ozzy Osbourne.
was a Japanese general of the Japanese Imperial Army and the Japanese Governor-General of the Philippines during World War II.
() is a Japanese video game designer and producer for the video game company Nintendo, currently serving as one of its representative directors.
(December 6, 1952 – April 4, 2010 in Tome, Miyagi) was a Japanese manga artist.
Shohreh Aghdashloo (شهره آغداشلو,; born May 11, 1952) is an Iranian-American actress.
Signals intelligence (SIGINT) is intelligence-gathering by interception of signals, whether communications between people (communications intelligence—abbreviated to COMINT) or from electronic signals not directly used in communication (electronic intelligence—abbreviated to ELINT).
Simon Charles Pendered MacCorkindale (12 February 1952 – 14 October 2010) was a British actor, film director, writer and producer.
Eduardo "Skay" Beilinson, (La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, January 15, 1952), is an Argentine guitarist who has played in the band Patricio Rey y sus Redonditos de Ricota, one of the most famous rock bands of Argentina.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is an American architectural, urban planning, and engineering firm.
The Slánský trial (officially Proces s protistátním spikleneckým centrem Rudolfa Slánského meaning "Trial of anti-state conspiracy centered around Rudolf Slánský") was a show trial against elements of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (KSČ) who were thought to have adopted the line of the maverick Yugoslav leader Josip Broz Tito.
The Socialist Revolutionary Party, or Party of Socialists-Revolutionaries (the SRs; Партия социалистов-революционеров (ПСР), эсеры, esery) was a major political party in early 20th century Imperial Russia.
The Society of Jesus (SJ – from Societas Iesu) is a scholarly religious congregation of the Catholic Church which originated in sixteenth-century Spain.
Sofoklis Dousmanis (Σοφοκλής Δούσμανης, 25 December 1868 – 6 January 1952) was a Greek naval officer.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
The United States Army Special Forces, colloquially known as the Green Berets due to their distinctive service headgear, are a special operations force tasked with five primary missions: unconventional warfare (the original and most important mission of Special Forces), foreign internal defense, special reconnaissance, direct action, and counter-terrorism.
Spice Williams-Crosby (born Marceline Ann Williams, April 26, 1952) is an American actress and stunt performer, with a career in film and television which spans over twenty years.
SS Pendleton was a Type T2-SE-A1 tanker built in 1944 in Portland, Oregon, United States, for the War Shipping Administration.
The SS United States is a retired luxury passenger liner built in 1950–51 for United States Lines at a cost of US$79.4 million ($ in). The ship is the largest ocean liner constructed entirely in the United States and the fastest ocean liner to cross the Atlantic in either direction, retaining the Blue Riband for the highest average speed since her maiden voyage in 1952.
St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in England, is a chapel designed in the high-medieval Gothic style.
St James's Palace is the most senior royal palace in the United Kingdom.
Sir Richard Stafford Cripps, (24 April 1889 – 21 April 1952) was a British Labour politician of the first half of the twentieth century.
Stan Kasten (born February 1, 1952, in Lakewood Township, New Jersey) is the former president of the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals and the current president, and part-owner, of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Stan Shaw (born July 14, 1952) is an American actor.
Stanisław-Adam Stempowski (January 27, 1870 – January 11, 1952) was a Polish-Ukrainian politician and Grand Master of the National Grand Lodge of Poland.
Stein Olav "Laffen" Hestad (born 30 June 1952) is a former Norwegian footballer.
Stephen Lang (born July 11, 1952) is an American screen and stage actor, and playwright.
Stephen Pusey (born 1952) is a New York-based artist of Irish and British descent.
Steven Frederic Seagal (born April 10, 1952) is an American actor, film producer, screenwriter, director, martial artist and musician.
Stewart Armstrong Copeland (born July 16, 1952) is an American musician and composer.
Sukarno (born Kusno Sosrodihardjo; 6 June 1901 – 21 June 1970) was the first President of Indonesia, serving in office from 1945 to 1967.
The Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers (SCAP) (originally briefly styled Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers) was the title held by General Douglas MacArthur during the Allied occupation of Japan following World War II.
Susan Peters (born Suzanne Carnahan; July 3, 1921October 23, 1952) was an American film, stage, and television actress who appeared in over twenty films over the course of her decade-long career.
Sveinn Björnsson (27 February 1881 – 25 January 1952) was the first President of the Republic of Iceland (1944–1952).
Sven Anders Hedin, KNO1kl RVO,Wennerholm, Eric (1978) Sven Hedin - En biografi, Bonniers, Stockholm (19 February 1865 – 26 November 1952) was a Swedish geographer, topographer, explorer, photographer, travel writer, and illustrator of his own works.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Sybil Danning (born Sybille Johanna Danninger; May 24, 1952) is an Austrian American actress, model and film producer.
Sylvia Maria Kristel (28 September 1952 17 October 2012) was a Dutch model and actress who appeared in over 50 films.
Tadeusz Breyer (15 October 1874 in Mielec – 15 May 1952 in Warsaw) - Polish sculptor and medallic artist.
Tadeusz Estreicher (19 December 1871 – 8 April 1952) was a Polish chemist, historian and cryogenics pioneer.
Tadeusz Bolesław Vetulani (March 13, 1897 – February 24, 1952) was a Polish agriculturalist and biologist, associate professor of Adam Mickiewicz University in animal husbandry.
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army.
Talal bin Abdullah (طلال بن عبد الله,; 26 February 1909 – 7 July 1972) was King of Jordan from the assassination of his father, King Abdullah I, on 20 July 1951, until he was forced to abdicate by Parliament on 11 August 1952.
Talking Heads was an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991.
Teófilo Stevenson Lawrence (29 March 1952 – 11 June 2012) was a Cuban amateur boxer and engineer.
Joaquim Pereira Teixeira de Vasconcelos (2 November 1877, Amarante Municipality, Portugal - 14 December 1952, Gatão, Portugal), better known by his pen name Teixeira de Pascoaes, was a Portuguese poet.
Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.
The Temperance movement in the United States was a movement to curb the consumption of alcohol.
Terrance Quinn (born July 15, 1952), known professionally as Terry O'Quinn, is an American actor.
The Clash were an English rock band formed in London in 1976 as a key player in the original wave of British punk rock.
The Diary of a Young Girl, also known as The Diary of Anne Frank, is a book of the writings from the Dutch language diary kept by Anne Frank while she was in hiding for two years with her family during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.
The Hague (Den Haag,, short for 's-Gravenhage) is a city on the western coast of the Netherlands and the capital of the province of South Holland.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (sometimes referred to as HG2G, HHGTTG or H2G2) is a comedy science fiction series created by Douglas Adams.
The Howard Stern Show is an American talk radio show hosted by Howard Stern.
The Mousetrap is a murder mystery play by Agatha Christie.
Theodor Becker (18 February 1880, Mannheim – 26 June 1952, Coppenbrügge) was a German stage and film actor.
Lieutenant General Theodoros Pangalos (11 January 1878 – 26 February 1952) was a Greek soldier, politician and dictator.
A thermonuclear weapon is a second-generation nuclear weapon design using a secondary nuclear fusion stage consisting of implosion tamper, fusion fuel, and spark plug which is bombarded by the energy released by the detonation of a primary fission bomb within, compressing the fuel material (tritium, deuterium or lithium deuteride) and causing a fusion reaction.
Thomas John Hicks (January 11, 1876 – January 28, 1952) was an American track and field athlete.
Thomas Joseph Walsh, Jr. (December 6, 1873 – June 6, 1952) was the first Roman Catholic Archbishop of Newark, New Jersey, holding the position from 1937 until his death in 1952.
Ties Kruize (born 17 November 1952) is a former field hockey player from the Netherlands.
Brian Timothy "Tim" Finn (born 25 June 1952) is a New Zealand singer and musician.
TNT equivalent is a convention for expressing energy, typically used to describe the energy released in an explosion.
The is the government of the Tokyo Metropolis, one of the 47 prefectures of Japan.
Tomislav Nikolić (Томислав Николић,; born 15 February 1952) is a Serbian politician who served as the President of Serbia from 2012 to 2017.
is a Japanese actor.
Tony Liu Tian-jue (born 7 February 1952) is a Hong Kong actor and martial artist.
Joseph Raymond "Toots" Mondt (January 18, 1894 – June 11, 1976) was an American professional wrestler and promoter who revolutionized the wrestling industry in the early to mid-1920s and co-promoted the World Wide Wrestling Federation.
Pekka Erkki Juhani Tammilehto (27 October 1952 – 13 August 2011), better known by his stage name Topi Sorsakoski, was a Finnish singer.
Transsexual people experience a gender identity that is inconsistent with, or not culturally associated with, their assigned sex, and desire to permanently transition to the gender with which they identify, usually seeking medical assistance (including hormone replacement therapy and other sex reassignment therapies) to help them align their body with their identified sex or gender.
, or commonly known as the Treaty of Peace with Japan, Peace Treaty of San Francisco, or San Francisco Peace Treaty), mostly between Japan and the Allied Powers, was officially signed by 48 nations on September 8, 1951, in San Francisco. It came into force on April 28, 1952 and officially ended the American-led Allied Occupation of Japan. According to Article 11 of the Treaty, Japan accepts the judgments of the International Military Tribunal for the Far East and of other Allied War Crimes Courts imposed on Japan both within and outside Japan. This treaty served to officially end Japan's position as an imperial power, to allocate compensation to Allied civilians and former prisoners of war who had suffered Japanese war crimes during World War II, and to end the Allied post-war occupation of Japan and return sovereignty to that nation. This treaty made extensive use of the United Nations Charter and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to enunciate the Allies' goals. This treaty, along with the Security Treaty signed that same day, is said to mark the beginning of the San Francisco System; this term, coined by historian John W. Dower, signifies the effects of Japan's relationship with the United States and its role in the international arena as determined by these two treaties and is used to discuss the ways in which these effects have governed Japan's post-war history. This treaty also introduced the problem of the legal status of Taiwan due to its lack of specificity as to what country Taiwan was to be surrendered, and hence some supporters of Taiwan independence argue that sovereignty of Taiwan is still undetermined.
The Sino-Japanese Peace Treaty, commonly known as the Treaty of Taipei, was a peace treaty between Japan and the Republic of China (ROC) signed in Taipei, Taiwan on 28 April 1952, and took effect on August 5 the same year, marking the formal end of the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937–45).
A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, a closed low-level atmospheric circulation, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain.
Tuxedomoon is an experimental, post-punk, new wave band from San Francisco, California, United States.
Umberto Antonio Tozzi is an Italian pop and rock singer and composer.
In baseball, the umpire is the person charged with officiating the game, including beginning and ending the game, enforcing the rules of the game and the grounds, making judgment calls on plays, and handling the disciplinary actions.
Uncle Dave Macon (October 7, 1870 – March 22, 1952), born David Harrison Macon—also known as "The Dixie Dewdrop"—was an American old-time banjo player, singer, songwriter, and comedian.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
The Union of South Africa (Unie van Zuid-Afrika, Unie van Suid-Afrika) is the historic predecessor to the present-day Republic of South Africa.
The Unité d'habitation (Housing Unit) is a modernist residential housing design principle developed by Le Corbusier, with the collaboration of painter-architect Nadir Afonso.
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.
The Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress—commonly referred to as the United States Poet Laureate—serves as the official poet of the United States.
The United States presidential election of 1952 was the 42nd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 4, 1952.
The Secretary of State is a senior official of the federal government of the United States of America, and as head of the U.S. Department of State, is principally concerned with foreign policy and is considered to be the U.S. government's equivalent of a Minister for Foreign Affairs.
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
The UNIVAC I (UNIVersal Automatic Computer I) was the first commercial computer produced in the United States.
The concept of universal suffrage, also known as general suffrage or common suffrage, consists of the right to vote of all adult citizens, regardless of property ownership, income, race, or ethnicity, subject only to minor exceptions.
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (often referred to as the University of Minnesota, Minnesota, the U of M, UMN, or simply the U) is a public research university in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota.
The University of Tennessee (also referred to as The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, UT Knoxville, UTK, or UT) is a public sun- and land-grant university in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States.
USS Hobson (DD-464/DMS-26), a, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for Richmond Pearson Hobson, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the Spanish–American War.
USS Nautilus (SSN-571) was the world's first operational nuclear-powered submarine and the first submarine to complete a submerged transit of the North Pole on 3rd August 1958.
USS Wasp (CV/CVA/CVS-18) was one of 24 s built during World War II for the United States Navy.
Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (มหาวชิราลงกรณ บดินทรเทพยวรางกูร,,; born 28 July 1952) is the King of Thailand since 2016.
Vanessa del Rio (born March 31, 1952) is an American retired pornographic actress.
Vasyl Hryhorovych Krychevsky (Василь Григорович Кричевський; January 12, 1873 in Vorozhba, now Lebedyn Raion - November 15, 1952 in Caracas, Venezuela) was a Ukrainian painter, architect, art scholar, graphic artist, film art consultant, pedagogue and master of applied art and decorative art.
Võ Thị Sáu (Đất Đỏ, 1933 – March 13, 1952) was a Vietnamese schoolgirl who fought as a guerilla against the French occupiers of Vietnam.
Verónica Castro (pronounced), full name Verónica Judith Sáenz Castro Alba (born 19 October 1952), is a Mexican actress and entertainer.
Victoria Lynn "Vicki" Morgan (August 9, 1952 – July 7, 1983) was an American model who was the mistress of Alfred S. Bloomingdale.
Victor Emmanuel III (Vittorio Emanuele Ferdinando Maria Gennaro di Savoia; Vittorio Emanuele III, Viktor Emanueli III; 11 November 1869 – 28 December 1947) was the King of Italy from 29 July 1900 until his abdication on 9 May 1946.
Vida Milholland (January 17, 1888 – November 29, 1952) was a women's rights activist and the sister of Inez Milholland, one of the leaders of the National Woman's Party.
Vikram Seth (born 20 June 1952) is an Indian novelist and poet.
Víktor Mikháilovich Chernóv (Ви́ктор Миха́йлович Черно́в; December 7, 1873 – April 15, 1952) was a Russian revolutionary and one of the founders of the Russian Socialist-Revolutionary Party.
Charles Vincent Massey (February 20, 1887December 30, 1967) was a Canadian lawyer and diplomat who served as the first Canadian-born Governor General of Canada, the 18th since Canadian Confederation.
Vincent Scotto (April 21, 1874 – November 15, 1952) was a French composer.
Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin (p; 21 February 1952 – 20 February 2017) was a Russian diplomat and former child actor.
Vittorio Emanuele Orlando (19 May 1860 – 1 December 1952) was an Italian statesman, known for representing Italy in the 1919 Paris Peace Conference with his foreign minister Sidney Sonnino.
Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards, KNH, OBE (born 7 March 1952), known as Viv Richards, is a former Antiguan cricketer, who represented the West Indies at test and international levels.
Vladimír "Vlado" Clementis (20 September 1902 Tisovec - 3 December 1952 Prague) was a Slovak minister, politician, lawyer, publicist, literary critic, author and a prominent member of the Czechoslovak Communist Party.
Vladimir Nikolayevich Ipatieff (also Ipatiev; Владимир Николаевич Ипатьев) (November 21, 1867 (November 9 OS) – November 29, 1952) was a Russian and American chemist.
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (a; born 7 October 1952) is a Russian statesman and former intelligence officer serving as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 2000 until 2008.
Vojislav "Voja" Antonić (Воја Антонић) is a Serbian inventor, journalist and writer.
Lenin Volga–Don Shipping Canal (Волго-Донской судоходный канал имени В. И. Ленина, Volga-Donskoy soudokhodniy kanal imeni V. I. Lenina, abbreviated ВДСК, VDSK) is a canal which connects the Volga River and the Don River at their closest points.
The Wack Pack is the name given to an assortment of personalities heard throughout the history of The Howard Stern Show, American entertainment talk radio show.
Waldemar Bonsels (21 February 1880 in Ahrensburg – 31 July 1952 in) was a German writer.
Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor, DL (19 May 1879 – 30 September 1952) was an American-born English politician and newspaper proprietor.
Wallace Humphrey White Jr. (August 6, 1877March 31, 1952) was an American politician and Republican leader in United States Congress from 1916 until 1949.
Walter Huntley Long (March 5, 1879 – July 4, 1952) was an American character actor in films from the 1910s.
Walter Ellis Mosley (born January 12, 1952) is an American novelist, most widely recognized for his crime fiction.
Walter Friedrich Schellenberg (16 January 1910 – 31 March 1952) was a German SS functionary during the Nazi era.
Dato' Seri Dr. Wan Azizah binti Wan Ismail (Jawi: وان عزيزه بنت وان اسماعيل; born 3 December 1952) is a Malaysian politician serving as the first female Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia and the Minister of Women and Family Development.
War reparations are payments made after a war by the vanquished to the victors.
The Washington Nationals are a professional baseball team based in Washington, D.C. The Nationals compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) East division.
Wegberg is the northernmost town in the district of Heinsberg in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Wendelin Wiedeking (born August 28, 1952 in Ahlen, Germany) is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of the German car manufacturer, Porsche AG, a post he held from 1993 through July 23, 2009.
Wernher Magnus Maximilian Freiherr von Braun (March 23, 1912 – June 16, 1977) was a German (and, later, American) aerospace engineer and space architect.
West Berlin (Berlin (West) or colloquially West-Berlin) was a political enclave which comprised the western part of Berlin during the years of the Cold War.
West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG; Bundesrepublik Deutschland, BRD) in the period between its creation on 23 May 1949 and German reunification on 3 October 1990.
The West Ice is a patch of the Greenland Sea covered by pack ice during winter time.
The West Ice accidents (Ulykkene i Vestisen) occurred around 5 April 1952 when the five Norwegian seal hunting vessels Ringsel, Brattind and Vårglim from Troms and Buskøy and Pels from Sunnmøre with a total crew of 78 men vanished in the midst of a severe storm in the area of the West Ice in the Greenland Sea east of Greenland.
Wilhelmus Zakaria Johannes (1895 – September 4, 1952) was an Indonesian radiology doctor.
William David Upshaw (October 15, 1866 – November 21, 1952) served eight years in Congress (1919–1927), where he was such a strong proponent of the temperance movement that he became known as the "driest of the drys.". He was born on October 15, 1866 and served as vice-president of the Georgia Anti-Saloon League in 1906 and played a major role in passage of statewide prohibition in that state in 1907, making it the first dry state in the South.
William Fox (born as Vilmos Fried, January 1, 1879 – May 8, 1952) was a Hungarian-American motion picture executive, who founded the Fox Film Corporation in 1915 and the Fox West Coast Theatres chain in the 1920s.
Lt. Colonel William Pershing Benedict (July 20, 1918 – Aug 31, 1974) was an American pilot who was born in Ruth, Nevada and raised in California.
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 187424 January 1965) was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.
Wojciech Fortuna (born 6 August 1952) is a Polish former ski jumper who won the Olympic Gold Medal in the Large Hill at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo.
Wolfgang Rihm (born 13 March 1952) is a German composer.
Woodstock is a town in Ulster County, New York, United States.
The World Bank (Banque mondiale) is an international financial institution that provides loans to countries of the world for capital projects.
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., d/b/a WWE, is an American integrated media and entertainment company that primarily is known for professional wrestling.
Wyngard Tracy (February 7, 1952 – November 16, 2010)Panaligan, Jojo P. (2010-11-16).
is a Japanese voice actress who is represented by Aksent.
Yellow Magic Orchestra (YMO) is a Japanese electronic music band formed in Tokyo in 1978 by Haruomi Hosono (bass, keyboards, vocals), Yukihiro Takahashi (drums, lead vocals) and Ryuichi Sakamoto (keyboards, vocals).
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Youssouf Ouédraogo (25 December 1952 – 18 November 2017) was a Burkinabé politician.
Yukihiro Takahashi (高橋 幸宏 Takahashi Yukihiro, born June 6, 1952) is a Japanese musician, singer, record producer and actor, who is best known internationally as the drummer and lead vocalist of the Yellow Magic Orchestra, and as the former drummer of the Sadistic Mika Band.
is a Japanese politician who currently serves as the governor of Tokyo.
Colonel Yury Zakharanka (Belarusian: Юры Захаранка, Russian: Юрий Захаренко, Yuri Zakharenko; January 1, 1952 – May 7, 1999) was the Belarusian minister of internal affairs and oppositional politician abducted and probably killed in 1999.
Yvette Claire Rosser (born January 31, 1952), also known as Ram Rani, is an American writer and scholar.
Zevulun "Zavel" Kwartin (זבולון קוורטין; March 25, 1874, Novoarkhangelsk, Elisavetgrad County, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire - October 3, 1952, United States) was a Russian-born chazzan (cantor) and composer, a contemporary of Mordechai Hershman.
Zhou Xuechang (Hepburn: Shu Gakushō; March 19, 1898) – November 27, 1952) was a politician in the Republic of China. He was an important figure during the Reorganized National Government of China. His courtesy name was Zhihou (芝侯).
Zofia Kirkor-Kiedroniowa, née Grabska (14 May 1872 – 15 June 1952) was a Polish national activist.
Zoran Đinđić (Зоран Ђинђић,; 1 August 1952 – 12 March 2003) was a Serbian politician who was the Prime Minister of Serbia from 2001 until his assassination in 2003.
Zubeida Begum (1926 – 26 January 1952), was an Indian film actress.
It is historically famous for the wave of revolutions, a series of widespread struggles for more liberal governments, which broke out from Brazil to Hungary; although most failed in their immediate aims, they significantly altered the political and philosophical landscape and had major ramifications throughout the rest of the century.
This year was named by Mitchell Stephens as the greatest year to read newspapers.
In Germany, 1888 is known as the Year of the Three Emperors.
As of March 1 (O.S. February 17), when the Julian calendar acknowledged a leap day and the Gregorian calendar did not, the Julian calendar fell one day further behind, bringing the difference to 13 days until February 28 (O.S. February 15), 2100.
As the second year of the massive Russo-Japanese War began, more than 100,000 died in the largest world battles of that era, and the war chaos lead to a revolution against the Tsar (Shostakovich's 11th Symphony is subtitled The Year 1905 to commemorate this).
According to NASA reports, 1908 was the coldest recorded year since 1880.
A highlight was the race for the South Pole.
This year saw the beginning of what became known as World War I, after an heir to the Austrian throne was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist.
Below, the events of the First World War have the "WWI" prefix.
This year was famous for the October Revolution in Russia, by Vladimir Lenin.
This year marked the end of a period known in American history as the Roaring Twenties after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 ushered in a worldwide Great Depression.
The 1952 Kern County earthquake occurred on July 21 in the southern San Joaquin Valley and measured 7.3 on the moment magnitude scale.
The 1952 Severo-Kurilsk earthquake was a 9.0 Mw earthquake that struck off the coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula.
The 1952 steel strike was a strike by the United Steelworkers of America against U.S. Steel and nine other steelmakers.
The 1952 Summer Olympics (Kesäolympialaiset 1952; Olympiska sommarspelen 1952), officially known as the Games of the XV Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held in Helsinki, Finland, in 1952.
The 1952 Winter Olympics (Norwegian: Vinter-OL 1952), officially known as the VI Olympic Winter Games (French: Les VIes Jeux olympiques d'hiver), took place in Oslo, Norway, from 14 to 25 February.
The year 1983 saw both the official beginning of the Internet and the first mobile cellular telephone call.
The following are the Pulitzer Prizes for 1987.
Important events of 1990 include the Reunification of Germany and the unification of Yemen, the formal beginning of the Human Genome Project (finished in 2003), the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, the separation of Namibia from South Africa, and the Baltic states declaring independence from the Soviet Union amidst Perestroika.
This was the first year that the Internet was entirely privatized, with the United States government no longer providing public funding.
1998 was designated as the International Year of the Ocean.
1999 was designated as the International Year of Older Persons.
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2017 was designated as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations General Assembly.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
4′33″ (pronounced "Four minutes, thirty-three seconds" or just "Four thirty-three"Solomon 1998/2002.) is a three-movement compositionPritchett, Kuhn, Grove.