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1952

05 Jan
Churchill renews 'special relationship'

26 Jan
Britons killed in Cairo riots

30 Jan
Korea truce talks hit stalemate

01 Feb
Test drive for TV detector vans

06 Feb
King George VI dies in his sleep

08 Feb
New Queen proclaimed for UK

10 Feb
India passes first test of democracy

30 Apr
Anne Frank published in English

02 May
Comet inaugurates the jet age

20 Jul
Zatopek wins gold at Helsinki

26 Jul
Eva Peron dies

16 Aug
Flood devastates Devon village

06 Sep
Dozens die in air show tragedy

07 Sep
Egyptian army ousts prime minister

19 Sep
US Immigration slams door on Chaplin

23 Sep
Charlie Chaplin comes home

03 Oct
Tea rationing to end

08 Oct
Many die as three trains crash at Harrow

21 Oct
Kenyatta arrested in security raid

05 Nov
Landslide victory for Eisenhower

09 Dec
London fog clears after days of chaos

25 Dec
Queen makes first Christmas speech


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