On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Giant slalom event for women debuts at the Winter Olympics at Oslo Games; American skier Andrea Mead-Lawrence wins gold ahead of Dagmar Rom of Austria and German Annemarie Buchner
  • VI Winter Olympic Games open at Oslo, Norway

Famous Birthdays

  • Nancy Keenan, current NARAL president

Famous Weddings

  • Comedian Joey Adams marries gossip columnist Cindy Heller

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice De Waele, Belgian cyclist (b. 1896)