On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1952

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill makes an official visit to the US

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
  • Flying Enterprise sinks

Famous Deaths

  • Nawab of Pataudi, cricket (play polo 3 Tests for Eng 3 for Ind), dies
  • Victor Alexander John Hope, viceroy of India (1936-43), dies at 64
1952 Highlights

About January 5, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn