On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Ian Craig makes NSW cricket debut aged 16 years 249 days (NSW record)
  • United States goes 1-2 in the 500m speed skating at the Olso Winter Olympics with Ken Henry taking gold ahead of team mate Don McDermott; Norwegian Hjalmar Anderson dominates remaining 3 speed skating events

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Foote, Major League Baseball player
  • James Ingram, American R&B singer-songwriter and musician (Just Once), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 2019)