On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1952

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 singer (Wild-Eyed Dream), born in Danville, Virginia
  • Walter Mosley, American novelist, born in Los Angeles, California
1952 Highlights

About January 12, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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