On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1952

Historical Events

  • Big Bang theory proposed in Physical Review by Alpher, Bethe & Gamow
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Abdel Basset Ali Al-Megrahi, Tripoli Libya, bomber (Pan Am 103), (d. 2012)
  • Annette O'Toole, actress (Cat People, Superman III), born in Houston, Texas
  • Bernard Stiegler, French philosopher
  • Tirso Cruz III, Filipino actor and singer, born in Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines
1952 Highlights

About April 1, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries