What Happened on December 1, 1952

Historical Events

  • The New York Daily News reports the first successful sexual reassignment operation

Famous Birthdays

  • Les Dyl, English rugby league utility back (11 caps Great Britain, 13 England; Leeds RLFC, Bramley RLFC), born in Castleford, England (d. 2022)
  • Rick Scott, American politician (Senator-R-Florida 2019-, Governor of Florida 2011-19), born in Bloomington, Illinois
Born in 1952

Famous Deaths

  • Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, Prime Minister of Italy (1917-19) who represented Italy at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference, dies at 92
1952 Highlights

About December 1, 1952

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 70 years and 4 months
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Here In My Heart - Al Martino