What Happened on August 4, 1952

Historical Events

Murder of Interest

Gambling boss Theodore Roe is murdered by the crew of Sam Giancana

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Buntrock, actor (Harold Baxter-Hazel), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Daniel Bautista, Mexican race walker (Olympic gold 20k 1976; 3 x 20k WR holder), born in El Salado, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
  • Gábor Demszky, Hungarian politician (Mayor of Budapest, 1990-2010), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Kristoffer Tabori [Siegel], actor (Rappaccini's Daughter), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Moya Brennan [Máire Ní Bhraonáin], Irish folk singer and harpist (Clannad; Máire), born in Dublin, Ireland
Born in 1952
1952 Highlights

About August 4, 1952

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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