On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1952

Historical Events

  • Romanian communist leader Petru Groza chosen as President of the Presidium of the Great National Assembly

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Powell, American musician and keyboardist (Lynyrd Skynyrd - "That Smell"; "Freebird"), born in Corpus Christi, Texas (d. 2009)
  • David Richards, Welsh motor racing entrepreneur (chairman Prodrive, Motorsport UK, Aston Martin, team principal BAR, Benetton F1 teams; World Rally C'ship 1981), born in Denbighshire, Wales
1952 Highlights

About June 3, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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