What Happened on January 5, 1952

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Music Premiere

Darius Milhaud's orchestral composition "West Point Suite", marking the US Military Academy's sesquicentennial, premieres at Carnegie Hall, NYC

  • 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? 71 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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