What Happened on December 5, 1952

Historical Events

  • Great Smog of London (England): Killer fog creeps in, as still winds and cold temperatures cause pollution fueled by coal smoke to stagnate; lasting 4 days, over 8,000 deaths attributed to conditions [1] [2]

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Barth, American rocker vocalist and guitarist (Axe), born in Coffeyville, Kansas
Born in 1952
1952 Highlights

About December 5, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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