On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1952

Historical Events

  • Broadway Tunnel opens in San Francisco
  • WSBT TV channel 22 in South Bend, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Boutsikaris, American actor (Batteries Not Included), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Joaquín Andújar, Dominican baseball pitcher (Cardinals), born in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic (d. 2015)
  • Steve Furniss, American swimmer (Olympic bronze 1972), born in Madison, Wisconsin
1952 Highlights

About December 21, 1952

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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