On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1952

Historical Events

  • 2 mine cave-ins at Charleroi, Belgium

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Milbury, American ice hockey player, coach and executive, born in Brighton, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Alberto Williams, Argentine pianist and composer (Etrerno Reposo), dies at 89
  • Jack Parsons, American rocket scientist and Thelemite occultist, dies at 37
1952 Highlights

About June 17, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini