What Happened on July 21, 1952

Historical Events

Film Release

"The Quiet Man" film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara is released in the UK

  • 7.8 earthquake shakes Kern County California, 14 killed
  • Premier Ghavam es-Sultaneh of Persia, resigns
1952 History

Famous Birthdays

  • John Barrasso [John Anthony Barrasso III], American politician (Senator-R-Wyoming 2007-), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
Born in 1952

Famous Deaths

  • Silvio Cator, Haitian athlete and long jumper (Olympic silver 1928), dies at 51

About July 21, 1952

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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