On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1952

Famous Birthdays

  • Wojtek Fibak, Polish tennis star, born in Poznan, Poland

Famous Deaths

  • Arky Vaughn, American Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop (MLB All-Star 1934–42; NL batting champion 1935; NL stolen base leader 1943), drowns whilst fishing at 40
1952 Highlights

About August 30, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo