What Happened on December 29, 1952

Historical Events

  • 1st transistorized hearing aid offered for sale (Elmsford NY)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gelsey Kirkland, American ballerina (Nutcracker), born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Joe Lovano, American jazz saxophonist, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Nikolai Andrianov, Soviet/Russian gymnast (Olympic gold 1972, 76, 80), born in Vladimir, Russia (d. 2011)
Born in 1952

Famous Deaths

  • Beryl Rubinstein, American pianist and composer, dies at 54

Fletcher HendersonFletcher Henderson (1897-1952)

American pianist, bandleader, composer, and arranger (Benny Goodman Orchestra), dies at 55 [1]

1952 Highlights

About December 29, 1952

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Here In My Heart - Al Martino