On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1952

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Vincent Massey is sworn in as the first Canadian-born Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada Vincent Massey
Governor General of Canada
Vincent Massey

Famous Birthdays

  • Cristina Raines [Tina Herazo], actress (Sentinel), born in Manila, Philippines
  • Eddie Manion, saxophonist
  • Jennie Lynn, actress (Love & Marriage), born in San Diego, California
  • Melissa Babish, SC, swimmer (Olympic)
  • William Finn, American composer

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actress Gene Tierney (31) divorces fashion designer Oleg Cassini (39) after almost 11 years of marriage

Actress Gene Tierney
Gene Tierney

1952 Highlights

About February 28, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces