What Happened on January 11, 1952

Historical Events

  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Marianne Moore

Famous Birthdays

Ben CrenshawBen Crenshaw (71 years old)

American golfer (US Masters 1984, 95), born in Austin, Texas

  • Bille Brown, Australian actor and playwright
  • Kim Hartman, British screen, stage, and radio actress (Allo Allo! - "Helga"), born in Hammersmith, London, England
  • Lee Ritenour, American jazz-fusion guitarist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Massimo Lopez, Italian comedian
  • Michael Forshaw, Australian politician
Born in 1952

Famous Deaths

  • Aureliano Pertile, Italian tenor, dies at 66
  • Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, French general (WWII, Indo-China), dies of cancer at 61
1952 Highlights

About January 11, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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