On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1952

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Bruno, American stage and screen actor (Grimm - "Bud"), born in The Bronx, NYC
  • Herb Ritts, American fashion photographer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2002)
  • Hughie Thomasson, American guitarist, singer, and songwriter (Outlaws - "Green Grass and High Tides"; Lynyrd Skynyrd, 1996-2005), born in Buchanan, Virginia (d. 2007)
  • Lee Hyla, American contemporary classical composer (Mythic Birds of Saugerties; Pre-Pulse Suspended), and music professor (New England Conservatory; Northwestern University), born in Niagara Falls, New York (d. 2014)
  • Marie Helvin, American model and actress (Children), born in Tokyo
  • Tom Marino, American politician (Rep-R-Pennsylvania 2011-2019), born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania
1952 Highlights

About August 13, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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