On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1952

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

MurderMurder of Interest

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

Gangster Sam Giancana
Sam Giancana

Famous Birthdays

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  • Kristoffer Tabori, [Siegel], actor (Rappaccini's Daughter), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Moya Brennan, Irish singer (Máire), born in Dublin, Ireland