On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1952

Historical Events

  • General Neguib seizes power, Monarchy overthrown in Egypt (National Day)

Famous Birthdays

  • Janis Siegel, American jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer - "Boy From New York City"), born in NYC, New York
  • John Rutsey, Canadian drummer (Rush, 1968-74), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2008)
  • Paul Hibbert, Australian cricketer (one Test Aust v India 1977, scored 13 & 2), born in Brunswick, Australia (d. 2008)
1952 Highlights

About July 23, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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