On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1952

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Soboroff, American rock keyboard player (Buckinghams, 1986-present), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Herbert Reul, German politician

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Soprano singer Leontyne Mary Violet Price (25) weds concert bass-baritone singer William Warfield (32)

Opera Soprano Leontyne Price
Opera Soprano
Leontyne Price

Famous Deaths

  • Henri Bourassa, French Canadian political leader (b. 1868)
1952 Highlights

About August 31, 1952

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo