On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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

  • King Fuad II of Egypt (1952-53), last King of Egypt, born in Cairo
  • Lloyd Blaine Hammond Jr, Major USAF/astr (STS 39, 64), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • Roberta Baskin, NY, correspondent (48 Hours)