On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1952

Historical Events

  • Soviet fighters shoot Swedish Dakota down over East Sea, kills 8

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Marie Dedecker, Belgian politician and former judoka, born in Nieuwpoort, Belgium
  • Russell Javors, American rock guitarist (Billy Joel's band, 1976 to 1989), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Tony Bruno, American sports talk radio personality, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Max Pulver, writer, dies
1952 Highlights

About June 13, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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