On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1952

Historical Events

  • General strike against French colonial rule in Tunisia
  • SN Behrman's "Jane" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • António Lima Pereira, Portuguese soccer central defender (20 caps; FC Porto), born in Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal (d. 2022)
  • Roger Y. Tsien, American chemist (Nobel Prize 2008), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
1952 Highlights

About February 1, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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