What Happened on October 19, 1952

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Alain Bombard departs from the Canary Islands on his solitary journey across the Atlantic ocean with almost no provisions and only a sextant for navigation to test his theory that a shipwrecked person could survive

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Louise Suggs wins LPGA Betty Jameson Golf Tournament

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Leibkind, Germany, judo (Oly-76)/WLAF GM (Rhein Fire)
  • Veronica Judith Sainz Castro, Mexico, spanish singer/actress (Nana)