On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1952

Historical Events

  • Alain Bombard arrives in Barbados after 65 days at sea proving his theory that a shipwrecked person could survive with almost no provisions, despite having lost 25 kg (65 lbs) in weight

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Abrahamsen, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • William Kristol, American political commentator, born in NYC, New York
1952 Highlights

About December 23, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn