On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1952

Historical Events

#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

Historic Event

Hubert de Givenchy presents his first collection in Paris with Bettina Graziani opening the show


Famous Birthdays

Park Geun-hye

Park Geun-hye, 1st female President of South Korea (2013-17), born in Jung-gu, Taegu

Famous Deaths

  • Charles De Roche, actor (10 Commandments), dies at 72
  • Johann Babtist Thaller, German composer, dies at 79
1952 Highlights

About February 2, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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