On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1952

Historical Events

  • KROD (now KDBC) TV channel 4 in El Paso, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • R H Shodhan scores 110 on Test Cricket debut v Pakistan, Calcutta
  • UN Troops kill 82 North Korean POWs during a prison camp riot in Pongam-do, South Korea

Famous Birthdays

  • Germain Houde, French Canadian actor, born in Petit-Saguenay, Quebec
  • John Lurie, American jazz saxophonist (Lounge Lizards), composer and actor (Down By Law; Stranger Than Paradise), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Tamara Danz, German singer (Silly), born in Breitungen, Thuringia (d. 1996)
1952 Highlights

About December 14, 1952

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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