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Headlines From 1952 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 1952 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1952 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 1952 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1952 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1952 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1952 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1952 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1952 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1952 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1952 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

1952 History

Due to the vast size of the archive there are many discontinued and regional titles available as well as the national ones which are still around today. These offer a fascinating insight into the past that are sure to fill the recipient with nostalgia ensuring it is a gift that will be treasured for years to come. Reliving 1952 events through an original newspaper from the day they were born are what make the front page and subsequent headlines such a fascinating read. This special keepsake commemorative will be sure to spark many a fond memory for anyone born in 1952 and can be referred to and enjoyed for years to come.

1952 Gift Options

There are a huge range of presentation options available to make this the perfect gift from 1952; these can be selected once a title has been chosen for your special date. Options range from deluxe gift boxes to luxury presentation folders, the ideal compliment for commemorating a special event such as a birthday or anniversary. Add a personal touch by including a personal message on the certificate of authenticity that is also included with every original newspaper from our archive.

News Headlines from 1952 Events

Often it is not the major headlines that turn out to be of the most interest to the reader but surprisingly items like the adverts and sports features which hold the most fascination. Order a historic newspaper today to see what was popular from the day you were born in 1952, please see below for some examples of news from 1952 headlines that may have been making the front page from the day you were born:

Date Event
8th January 1952West Germany announces eight million refugees inside its borders.
7th February 1952Elizabeth II is proclaimed Queen of the United Kingdom at St. James's Palace.
14th February 1952The Winter Olympics open in Oslo, Norway.
15th February 1952The funeral of King George VI takes place at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.
1st May 1952East Germany threatens to form its own Army.
18th May 1952Ann Davison becomes the first woman to single-handedly sail the Atlantic Ocean.
15th June 1952 “The Diary of Anne Frank” is published.
19th July 1952The Summer Olympics open in Helsinki, Finland.
16th August 1952 Floods devastate Lynmouth in North Devon, killing thirty-four people.
26th August 1952A British passenger jet flies twice over the Atlantic Ocean in the same day.
8th October 1952A large crash involving three trains occurs at the Harrow railway station, killing 112 people.
19th October 1952John Bamford, aged 15-years-old, rescues victims of a house fire and subsequently becomes the youngest person to have been awarded the George Cross.
25th November 1952Agatha Christie's murder-mystery play "The Mousetrap" opens at the Ambassadors Theatre in London. It is now the longest continuously running production of a play in history.
4th December 1952A "killer fog" descends on London and the word "Smog", a combination of "smoke" and "fog", originates.
14th December 1952The first successful surgical separation of Siamese twins is conducted in Mount Sinai Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.
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A Newspaper From 1952

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).