On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1952

Historical Events

  • New Dutch bible translation finished

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Standard Board clears Stan Musial to get an $85,000 salary

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial

Famous Birthdays

  • Fuad II of Egypt, last King of Egypt and Sudan (1952-53), born in Abdeen Palace, Cairo, Egypt
  • Lloyd Blaine Hammond Jr., Major USAF/astr (STS 39, 64), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • Roberta Baskin, American correspondent (48 Hours), born in New York, United States
1952 Highlights

About January 16, 1952

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

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn