What Happened on January 11, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Marianne Moore

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Daniel Crenshaw, PGA golfer (1976 Bing Crosby), born in Austin, Texas
  • Bille Brown, Australian actor and playwright
  • Lee Ritenour, jazz musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Massimo Lopez, Italian comedian
  • Michael Forshaw, Australian politician

Famous Deaths

  • Aureliano Pertile, Italian tenor (b. 1885)
  • Jean JM de Lattre de Tassigny, gen (N-Africa/Indo-China), dies at 61