What Happened on April 15, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Franklin National Bank issues 1st bank credit card
  • Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings sweep Montreal Canadiens in 4 games
  • The maiden flight of the B-52 Stratofortress prototype
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Bengt Gingsjƶ, Swedish swimmer
  • Donald Harvey, American serial killer, healthcare worker who killed at least 37 patients, born in Hamilton, Ohio (d. 2017)
  • Kym Gyngell, Australian comedian
  • Sam McMurray, actor (Tracey Ullman)