On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1952

Famous Birthdays

  • Carol Kane, actress (Dog Day Afternoon, Simka-Taxi), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Idriss Déby, Chadian politician & military officer (President of Chad, 1990–2021), born in Berdoba, Chad (d. 2021)

Isabella Rossellini

Isabella Rossellini, Italian actress and model (Big Night, Blue Velvet), born in Rome, Italy

  • Rick Gazda, trumpet player (The Miami Horns), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Efim Bogoljubov, Russian-German chess player, dies at 63
  • Heinrich Schlusnus, German baritone, dies at 63
1952 Highlights

About June 18, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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