What Happened on July 2, 1952

Historical Events

  • Princess Beatrice opens miniature city of Madurodam

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Colla, American musician (Huey Lewis and the News), born in Sacramento, California
  • Linda M Godwin, Cape Girardeau Mo, PhD/astronaut (STS 37, 59, 76)
  • Miklós Sugár, Hungarian conductor, classical and electro-acoustic composer, and music educator, born in Budapest Hungary
  • Wayne Haner, rock bassist (Axe)
Born in 1952

Famous Weddings

  • Zulu-leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi marries Irene Mzila

Famous Deaths

  • Henriëtte Bosmans, Dutch cellist, pianist and composer, dies at 56
1952 Highlights

About July 2, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer