On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Killer fogs begin in London, England; the term "Smog" is coined
  • Walter P. Reuther chosen chairman of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) in the US

Famous Birthdays

  • Ronald M. Sega, American professor of systems engineering and astronaut (STS 60, 76), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Karen Horney, German-American neo freudian psycho analyst, dies at 67