On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1952

Historical Events

  • 41st Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Adelaide (4-1)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Danny Nardico stops former world middleweight champion Jake LaMotta in 7 rounds in a light heavyweight non-title bout in Coral Gables, Florida; LaMotta is knocked down for the only time in his career, his corner stopping fight after the round

World Middleweight Boxing Champion Jake LaMotta
World Middleweight Boxing Champion
Jake LaMotta

1952 Highlights

About December 31, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn