What Happened on April 23rd, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Bob Cain of Browns & Bob Feller of Indians each pitch a one-hitter
  • NY Giant Hoyt Wilhelm wins his 1st relief game & hits his only HR
  • Oil pipeline from Kirkuk to Banias completed

Famous Birthdays

  • Lionel Johnston, actor (Sons & Daughters), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Narada, [Michael Walden], Mich, rocker (Don't Want Nobody Else)
  • Terry Moor, Hartford Conn, tennis star
  • Tony Maselli, (fictional character on "Who's the Boss")

Famous Deaths

  • Elisabeth Schumann, singer, dies
  • Julius Freed, American inventor and banker (b. 1887)
  • Minus van Looi, [Benjamin van der Neart], Flemish writer, dies at 60