On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1952

Historical Events

  • "Pal Joey" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 542 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • (Graeme) "Shirley" Strachan, Australian singer (Skyhooks - "Ego Is Not A Dirty Word";"Jukebox in Siberia"), TV host (Shirl's Neighbourhood), and carpenter (Our House), born in Malvern, Victoria, Australia) (d. 2001)
  • Man-Tat Ng, Hong Kong actor (The Final Combat), born in Xiamen, China
  • Wendy Phillips, American actress (Executive Suite, Promised Land), born in Brooklyn, New York
1952 Highlights

About January 2, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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