What Happened on August 27, 1952

Historical Events

  • Having already won 5,000m and 10,000m gold medals, Czech star Emil Zátopek claims rare Olympic treble taking out Helsinki Games marathon in OR 2:23:03.2

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Miguel Ruiz, Mexican spiritual teacher and author (The Four Agreements), born in Guadalajara, Mexico

Pee-wee HermanPee-wee Herman (70 years old)

American comic actor (Pee-wee's Big Adventure), born in Peekskill, New York

  • Roger Stone, American political lobbyist, born in Norwalk, Connecticut
Born in 1952
1952 Highlights

About August 27, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 70 years and 7 months
Leap Year: Yes

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