On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1952

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

India holds its first general election: Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru remains in power

1st Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru
1st Prime Minister of India
Jawaharlal Nehru

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestLee Hsien Loong

Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore (People's Action Party: 2004-present), born in Singapore

Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong
Prime Minister of Singapore
Lee Hsien Loong
  • Mike Varty, American NFL player, born in Detroit, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Drysdale Dakin, British-American biochemist, known for the Dakin-West reaction (b. 1880)
1952 Highlights

About February 10, 1952

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius