On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1952

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
1952 Highlights

About January 8, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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