On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1952

Historical Events

  • Dutch social democratic party wins elections (29%)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nelson Mandela & 51 others infringe South Africa curfew

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela

Famous Birthdays

  • Gordon McQueen, Scottish soccer player (Manchester United), born in Kilbirnie, North Ayrshire, Scotland
1952 Highlights

About June 26, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years and 5 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer