What Happened on February 13, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Rocky Marciano defeated Lee Savold for his 39th straight win

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Rocky Marciano
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Rocky Marciano

Famous Birthdays

  • David Puilum Choi, Hong Kong, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • Ed Gagliardi, American rock bassist (Foreigner-Cold As Ice), born in NYC, (d. 2014)
  • Freddy Maertens, Belgian cyclist

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist, dies at 71
  • Josephine Tey, English author (b. 1896)