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1952 HAPPENINGS

Literature

"The Diary of Anne Frank" is published for the first time in English.

MUSIC

19th Annual Los Angeles Bach Festival.  Melvin L. Gallagher, conductor
"The Midsummer Marriage" written by Tippett

POLITICS

Korean truce talks hit a stalemate
King George VI dies in his sleep
U S Immigration denies entry to Charlie Chaplin
Eisenhower wins the US Presidential elections by a landslide.
Princess Elizabeth becomes Queen of England

POINTS OF INTEREST

Polio vaccine is created
Jacques Cousteau discovers an ancient Greek ship in the waters off the Antikythera island of Greece
Car seat belts are introduced.

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