What Happened on May 15, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Detroit Tiger Virgil Trucks no-hits Washington Senators, 1-0
  • Johnny Longden becomes 2nd jockey to ride 4,000 winners

Famous Birthdays

  • Chazz Palminteri, American actor (The Usual Suspects, Bronx Tale), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Rick Waits, baseball pitcher (Rangers, Indians, Twins)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Bassermann, German actor (Foreign Correspondent, Madame Curie), dies at 84
  • Italo Montemezzi, composer, dies at 76