On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Jordan adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Lauri Walters, American actress (8 is Enough, Harrad Experiment), born in San Francisco, California
  • Vladimir Feltsman, Russian-American pianist, born in Moscow, Russia

Famous Deaths

  • Antonia Maury, discoverer (supergiant, giant & dwarf stars), dies
  • Joseph Arendt, Belgian worker's union leader, dies at 66