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  • San Fernando Valley, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 4, 1952

    Ronald Reagan

    Second Marriage

    San Fernando Valley, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 4, 1952

    Reagan and Nancy Davis were engaged at Chasen's restaurant in Los Angeles and were married on March 4, 1952, at the Little Brown Church in the Valley (North Hollywood, now Studio City) San Fernando Valley.




  • Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday May 7, 1952

    Computer

    The First public description of an integrated Circuit

    Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday May 7, 1952

    The next great advance in computing power came with the advent of the integrated circuit. The idea of the integrated circuit was first conceived by a radar scientist working for the Royal Radar Establishment of the Ministry of Defence, Geoffrey W.A. Dummer. Dummer presented the first public description of an integrated circuit at the Symposium on Progress in Quality Electronic Components in Washington, D.C. on 7 May 1952.




  • U.S.
    Saturday Aug 23, 1952

    Neil Armstrong

    Neil was released from active Duty

    U.S.
    Saturday Aug 23, 1952

    Neil was released from active duty on August 23, 1952, but remained in the reserves.




  • U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 17, 1952

    Frank Sinatra

    Sinatra's last studio recording for Columbia

    U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 17, 1952

    Sinatra's last studio recording for Columbia, "Why Try To Change Me Now", was recorded in New York on September 17, 1952, with orchestra arranged and conducted by Percy Faith.




  • El Capitan Theatre, Los Angeles, California, U.S
    Tuesday Sep 23, 1952

    Richard Nixon

    The Checkers Speech

    El Capitan Theatre, Los Angeles, California, U.S
    Tuesday Sep 23, 1952

    In mid-September, the Republican ticket faced a major crisis. The media reported that Nixon had a political fund, maintained by his backers, which reimbursed him for political expenses. Such a fund was not illegal but it exposed Nixon to allegations of possible conflict of interest. With pressure building for Eisenhower to demand Nixon's resignation from the ticket the senator went on television to deliver an address to the nation on September 23, 1952. The address, later termed the Checkers speech, was heard by about 60 million Americans—including the largest television audience up to that point. Nixon emotionally defended himself, stating that the fund was not secret, nor had donors received special favors. He painted himself as a man of modest means (his wife had no mink coat; instead she wore a "respectable Republican cloth coat") and a patriot. The speech would be remembered for the gift which Nixon had received, but which he would not give back: "a little cocker spaniel dog … sent all the way from Texas. And our little girl—Tricia, the 6-year-old—named it Checkers." The speech prompted a huge public outpouring of support for Nixon.




  • U.S.
    Monday Oct 13, 1952

    Audrey Hepburn

    A tour

    U.S.
    Monday Oct 13, 1952

    Audrey went on tour which began 13 October 1952 in Pittsburgh and visited Cleveland, Chicago, Detroit, Washington, D. C., and Los Angeles, before closing on 16 May 1953 in San Francisco.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 29, 1952

    Korean War

    New U.S. President

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 29, 1952

    In 1952, the US elected a new president, and on 29 November 1952, the president-elect, Dwight D. Eisenhower, went to Korea to learn what might end the Korean War.


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