On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1952

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Gelsey Kirkland, American ballerina (Nutcracker), born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Nikolai Andrianov, Soviet/Russian gymnast (Olympic gold 1972, 76, 80), born in Vladimir, Russia (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

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