On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1952

Historical Events

  • Belgian Pholien government resigns
  • Karel Sys wins European heavyweight boxing title

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Marines give notice that they will recall Ted Williams to active duty

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • Eva Leonie "Eveline" Herfkens, Dutch civil servant, diplomat, and politician (PvdA), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Hugh Bayley, British politician, born in Maidenhead, United Kingdom
1952 Highlights

About January 9, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn