On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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)
  • Wayne Haner, rock bassist (Axe)

Famous Weddings

  • Zulu-leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi marries Irene Mzila

Famous Deaths

  • HenriĆ«tte Bosmans, Dutch cellist, pianist and composer, dies at 56