On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1952

Historical Events

  • Salaheddine Baccouche forms Tunisian government

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexis Argüello, Nicaraguan boxer (3-weight world champion), born in Managua, Nicaragua (d. 2009)
  • J. D. Nicholas, British guitarist (Heatwave, Commodores), born in Watford, England
  • Ralph Wiley, American sports journalist and writer (Sports Illustrated and ESPN's Page 2), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2004)
  • Reuben Gant, American professional football player (Buffalo Bills), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Famous Weddings

Norodom Sihanouk

Cambodia king Norodom Sihanouk (29) weds Paule Monique Izzi

1952 Highlights

About April 12, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries