On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Egyptian government-Ali Maher Pasha resigns
  • Helgoland, in North Sea, returned to West Germany by Britain

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Barr, Canadian golfer (US Open 1985 runner-up), born in Kelowna, British Columbia
  • Leigh Matthews, Australian rules footballer
  • Martin O'Neill, Northern Irish footballer and manager
  • Steven Barnes, American writer

Famous Deaths

  • Mariano Azuela, Mexican novelist (b. 1873)