On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1952

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Canada wins 6th Olympic ice hockey title courtesy of a final round 3-3 tie with the US at the Oslo Winter Games; Canadian center Billy Gibson top scores with 19 points
  • Norway goes 1-2 in the men’s ski jumping event at the Oslo Winter Olympics with Arnfinn Bergmann winning gold ahead of team mate Torbjørn Falkanger

Famous Birthdays

  • Simon Weinstock, businessman/racehorse owner
  • Tom Burleson, USA, basketball (Olympic silver 1972) tallest Olympian-7'4"