On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1952

Historical Events

  • General strike against overtime conscription in Belgium

Famous Birthdays

  • John Cappelletti, American College Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1973, Penn State; NFL: LA Rams, SD Chargers), born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • Prateep Ungsongtham Hata, Thai politician and activist, born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Vicki Morgan, American mistress (Beautiful Bad Girl), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado (d. 1983)
1952 Highlights

About August 9, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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