On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1952

Historical Events

Historic Event

Catholic church puts Andre Gides "Labor" on the index

  • French Championships Men's Tennis: England based Czech Jaroslav Drobný wins his 2nd straight French title; beats Frank Sedgman of Australia 6-2, 6-0, 3-6, 6-4
  • French Championships Women's Tennis: Doris Hart beats fellow American Shirley Fry 6-4, 6-4 for her 2nd French singles title

Famous Birthdays

  • Şenol Güneş, Turkish soccer goalkeeper (31 caps; Trabzonspor) and manager (Trabzonspor, Bursaspor, Beşiktaş, Turkey), born in Trabzon, Turkey

Famous Deaths

1952 Highlights

About June 1, 1952

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

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