On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • German husband and wife team Ria and Paul Falk win the mixed pairs gold medal at the Oslo Winter Olympics; defeat American siblings, Karol and Peter Kennedy
  • Germany takes the Olympic bobsleigh double with gold in the 4-man event at the Oslo Winter Games; Adreas Ostler and Lorenz Niebert score their 2nd gold medals after winning the 2-man a week earlier

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Frist, American politician, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • James Philip Bagian, American physician & NASA astronaut (STS 29, STS 40), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Wayne Levi, American golfer (12 PGA Tour titles), born in Little Falls, New York