On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Kent Massey, soling sailor (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Leon Wilkeson, American rock bassist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2001)
  • Thierry Le Luron, French humorist, born in Paris (d. 1986)

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard F Lyot, Fren astronomer (chronograph, Lyot-filter), dies at 55