On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1952

Historical Events

  • "Wish You Were Here" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 597 performances
  • Dutch social democratic party wins 2nd-Parliamentary election
  • PGA Championship Men's Golf, Big Spring CC: Jim Turnesa wins 1-up over Chick Harbert in the Wednesday final

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian MacLeod, Canadian rock guitarist, keyboardist and vocalist (Chilliwack), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (d. 1992)
  • Radka Toneff, Norwegian jazz singer (It Don't Come Easy), born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1982)
  • Tim Finn, New Zealand rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, and keyboardist (Split Enz - "I Got You"; Crowded House - "Don't Dream It's Over"), and theatre and film composer ("Puberty Blues"), born in Te Awamutu, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Alec Ross, Scottish golfer (US Open 1907), dies at 72
1952 Highlights

About June 25, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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