On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 2nd NFL Pro Bowl, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum: National Conference beats American Conference, 30-13; MVP: Dan Towler, LA Rams, FB
  • University of Tennessee admits it's 1st black student

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Faulkner, American motivational speaker & author, born in St. Clair Shores, Michigan
  • Ricky Van Shelton, American country musician, born in Danville, Virginia
  • Walter Mosley, American novelist, born in Los Angeles, California