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Old 28-05-2012, 09:27 PM   #128
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Gypsy Abbott (January 31, 1896 – July 25, 1952) was an American silent film actress...She is buried in the Grotto Section at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California.

1952 - February 7 – Elizabeth II is proclaimed Queen of the United Kingdom (and her five other Commonwealth realms) at St. James's Palace, London, England.

April 26 - The United States Navy aircraft carrier USS Wasp collides with the destroyer USS Hobson while on sea exercises in the Atlantic Ocean, killing 175 men.

July 19–26 – Washington D.C. is "buzzed" by several alleged UFOs tracked on multiple radars. Jets scramble on several occasions and the objects take evasive action, only to return after the jets leave the area.

July 19 – August 3 – The 1952 Summer Olympics are held in Helsinki, Finland.October 10 – Roland (Monty) Burton wins New Zealand air race in under 23 hours...July 21 – A magnitude 7.5 earthquake (Richter scale) strikes Tehachapi, California, destroying unreinforced brick buildings.

November 4 - Kamchatka earthquake: An 8.25 Richter scale (9.0 moment magnitude scale) earthquake hits the Kamchatka Peninsula of the Soviet Union, equal only to the 2011 Japanese earthquake

December 4 – Great Smog of 1952: A "killer fog" descends on London (in the process coining the word "Smog", for "smoke" and "fog").

Nearly 58,000 cases of polio are reported in the U.S.; 3,145 die and 21,269 are left with mild to disabling paralysis.

1953 - December – Hugh Hefner publishes the first issue of Playboy Magazine; it sells 54,175 copies at $.50 each.

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