On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1952

Historical Events

  • "Two's Company" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 90 performances
  • Christine Jorgenson is the first known American to undergo a sex-change operation
  • KHON TV channel 2 in Honolulu, HI (NBC) begins broadcasting

BeatificationCatholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Orientales Ecclesias

260th Pope Pius XII
260th Pope
Pius XII

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Simonsen, Danish footballer (Borussia Mönchengladbach), born in Vejle, Denmark
  • Julie Taymor, American director
1952 Highlights

About December 15, 1952

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius