What Happened on August 3, 1952

Historical Events

Sports History

Italian Ferrari driver Alberto Ascari clinches Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by winning German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring

  • XV Summer Olympic Games close in Helsinki, Finland

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr A Volkov, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • Frank Schaeffer, American author (Crazy for God), born in Champéry, Switzerland
  • Jay North, American actor (Dennis the Menace, Maya), born in Hollywood, California
  • Loles León, Spanish actress (Aquí no hay quien viva), born in Barcelona
  • Osvaldo Ardiles, Argentine soccer player, born in Córdoba, Argentina
1952 Highlights

About August 3, 1952

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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