On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1952

Historical Events

  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Marianne Moore

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Crenshaw, American golfer (US Masters 1984, 95), born in Austin, Texas
  • Bille Brown, Australian actor and playwright
  • Lee Ritenour, American jazz-fusion guitarist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Massimo Lopez, Italian comedian
  • Michael Forshaw, Australian politician

Famous Deaths

  • Aureliano Pertile, Italian tenor, dies at 66
  • Jean JM de Lattre de Tassigny, gen (N-Africa/Indo-China), dies at 61
1952 Highlights

About January 11, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn