On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1952

Historical Events

  • Puerto Rico's constitution approved by US Congress

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Fraser, English rock bassist (Free -"All Right Now"), born in Paddington, London (d. 2015)
  • Laura Branigan, American singer-songwriter ("Gloria"), born in Mount Kisco, New York (d. 2004) [1]
  • Peter Mathebula, South African boxer (WBA flyweight title 1980-81), born in Mohlakeng, South Africa (d. 2020)
  • Wasim Raja, British-Pakistani cricketer (bro of Rameez, Pakistani lefty bat & leggie), born in Multan, Punjab, Dominion of Pakistan

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel Zamudio, Columbian organist, composer and folklorist, dies at 64
  • Henriëtte Bosmans, Dutch composer, dies of cancer at 56
1952 Highlights

About July 3, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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