On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1952

Historical Events

  • 1st TV acknowledgement of pregnancy (I Love Lucy)
  • French troops shoot on demonstrators at Casablanca, 50 die
  • Isaak Ben-Zwi elected president of Israel

Famous Birthdays

  • Khaw Boon Wan, Singapore Health Minister
  • Richie Morales, drummer (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Lightoller, English second officer on the Titanic (b. 1874)
1952 Highlights

About December 8, 1952

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 69 years
Leap Year: Yes

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