On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1952

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dwight D. Eisenhower resigns as Supreme Commander of NATO

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • St Louis Browns lend 2 black minor leaguers to Hankyu Braves of Japan
  • WW II Pacific peace treaty takes effect

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Leavell, American session and touring keyboardist (The Allman Brothers Band; Rolling Stones; Sea Level), and forest conservationist (The Tree Man), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Gerald Barry, Irish classical composer (The Eternal Recurrence), born in Clarecastle, County Clare, Ireland
  • Mary McDonnell, Wilkes-Barre PA, actress (Sneakers, Independence Day)
1952 Highlights

About April 28, 1952

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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