On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1952

Famous Birthdays

  • Jiří Paroubek, former Czech prime minister, born in Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • Joe Strummer, British lead singer of the punk band "The Clash" (Rock the Casbah), born in Ankara, Turkey (d. 2002)
  • Keith Hart, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Great Falls, Montana

Famous Deaths

  • Isaac Sadeh, leader of Jewish commando forces, dies
1952 Highlights

About August 21, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo