On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1952

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Jawaharlal Nehru's Congress party wins general election in India

1st Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru
1st Prime Minister of India
Jawaharlal Nehru
  • William Shawn succeeds Harold Ross as editor of "The New Yorker"

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Menand, American writer and critic
  • Marco Camenisch, Swiss environmental activist