On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Film tv awardsGolden Globes

9th Golden Globes: A Place in the Sun, Fredric March, & Jane Wyman win

  • American defending champion Dick Button becomes first figure-skater to land a triple jump in competition; performs a triple loop in the Olympic free skate in Oslo; wins gold medal ahead of Austria‚Äôs Helmut Seibt
  • Bangladesh Martyrs Day (martyrs of Bengali Language Movement)
  • Dick Button performs 1st figure skating triple jump in competition

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Jacques Brunel, rock bassist (Stranglers-Dreamtime)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Elizabeth Taylor (19) marries for the 2nd time to actor Michael Wilding (39)