On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1952

Historical Events

  • 18th Orange Bowl: #6 Georgia Tech beats #9 Baylor, 17-14
  • 18th Sugar Bowl: #3 Maryland beats #1 Tennessee, 28-13
  • 38th Rose Bowl: #4 Illinois beats #7 Stanford, 40-7

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dmitri Shostakovich completes his 5th string quartet


1952 Highlights

About January 1, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn