On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1952

Historical Events

  • KWGN TV channel 2 in Denver, Colorado (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • James Forbes, American basketball player (Olympic silver 1972), born in Fort Rucker, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Earle, American actor and sideshow performer known as "The World's Tallest Man," dies at 46
  • Paul Saintenoy, Belgian architect (b. 1862)
1952 Highlights

About July 18, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer