On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1952

Historical Events

  • Mr Potato Head is 1st toy advertised on television

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques Audiard, French film director (Dheepan - 2015 Palme d'Or), born in Paris France
  • Tom Pesek, PC programmer (creator of HAL 9000 program)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Radoux-Rogier, Belgian composer, dies at 74
1952 Highlights

About April 30, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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