What Happened on July 1, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • The first NASCAR Grand National event is run outside of the US with Buddy Shuman winning the 200-lap race at Stamford Park, Ontario, Canada

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel "Dan" Aykroyd, Canadian-American comedian and actor (SNL, Dragnet), born in Ottawa, Canada
  • Steve Shutt, Canadian NHL left wing (5-time Stanley Cup winner), born in Willowdale, Canada
  • Timothy J. Tobias, American composer and musician (d. 2006)