What Happened on February 16, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hall of Famer Honus Wagner, 77, retires; Pirates retire his #33

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Honus Wagner
  • Ian Craig makes NSW cricket debut aged 16 years 249 days (NSW record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Foote, Major League Baseball player
  • James Ingram, American vocalist (Just Once), born in Akron, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Knut [Pedersen] Hamsun, Norwegian writer (Wanders, Nobel 1920), dies