On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Dallas Texans (former Boston Yanks) play last game, last original team

Famous Birthdays

  • Ajit De Silva, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan lefty spinner in four Tests 1982), born in Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka
  • Cathy Rigby McCoy, American gymnast (Olympic-4th-1968), born in Long Beach, California
  • Herb Dhaliwal, Canadian politician, born in Phagwara, Punjab, India
  • Sarah Douglas, English actress (Conan, Superman II, Falcon Crest), born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England

Famous Deaths

  • Bedřich Hrozný, Czech orientalist and linguist (development of Hittitology), dies at 73