August 17, 1952 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • "Fallout" 1st used (NY Times)

Birthdays in History

  • Dr. Mario Theissen, German F1 team principal (BMW Sauber)
  • Kathryn C Thornton, PhD/astronaut (STS 33, 49, 61, 73), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Thomas J Hennen, Albany GA, astronaut (STS 44)