1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter FE) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1952nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 952nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 52nd year of the 20th century, and the third year of the 1950s decade.

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The explosion of the first hydrogen bomb.

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