What Happened on February 2, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Music release#1 in the Charts

B.B. King's “3 O’Clock Blues” hits #1 on the US Billboard's R&B hit parade to become his first national hit

Blues Musician B.B. King
Blues Musician
B.B. King

Famous Birthdays

  • Genichiro Tenryu, Japanese professional wrestler
  • Park Geun-hye, 1st female President of South Korea (2013-), born in Jung-gu, Taegu

Famous Deaths

  • Charles De Roche, actor (10 Commandments), dies at 72
  • Johann Babtist Thaller, composer, dies at 79