|Event type||Event date (of 1952)||Place||Event|
|Lectures||Summer||Phoenix, Arizona||LRH talks about a new subject called Scientology|
|Book pub||July||Phoenix, Arizona||Limited edition of What to Audit (published by the Scientific Press)|
|Book pub||July||London||A History of Man|
|Book pub||September||Phoenix, Arizona||Limited edition of Scientology: 88 (handwritten)|
|Book pub||November||Phoenix, Arizona||Scientology: 8-80, Published by the HAS|
|Book pub||December||Phoenix, Arizona||Scientology 8-8008, ISBN 0-88404-428-9|
The first Church Of Scientology (as legal body) was incorporated in December 1953 in Camden, New Jersey by L. Ron Hubbard and his wife Mary Sue Hubbard, his son L. Ron Hubbard, Jr and his wife Henrietta Hubbard, John Galusha, Barbara Byran, Verna Greenough in Law Offices of William S. Gotshalk.
|Event type||Event date (of 1953)||Place||Event|
|Org||18 December||Camden, New Jersey||LRH and Co incorporates three new churches -- the Church of American Science, the Church of Scientology and the Church of Spiritual Engineering|
The first real Church Of Scientology (as organisation) is founded.
|Event type||Event date (of 1954)||Place||Event|
|Org||18 February||California||The Church of Scientology of California is incorporated by J. Burton Farber, Dow F. Ayres, E'Lois M. Farber.|
|Org||February||Auckland, New Zealand||Scientology group became a Church.|