On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1952

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Autry, American NFLer (Green Bay Packers), actor (In the Heat of the Night) and politician (23rd Mayor of Fresno), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Helmuts Balderis, Latvian International Hockey Hall of Fame right wing, coach (Latvia, Soviet Union, Minnesota North Stars), born in Riga, Latvia
  • João Barreiros, Portuguese writer (Um Dia com Júlia na Necrosfera), born in Portugal
  • Pritawi Sudarmo, Indonesia, astronaut

Famous Deaths

  • N B F "Tufty" Mann, cricketer (South African slow lefty 1947-51), dies
1952 Highlights

About July 31, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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