On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1952

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Winters, American basketball guard (NBA All Star 1976, 78; Milwaukee Bucks) and coach (Vancouver Grizzlies, GS Warriors), born in Rockaway, New York
  • Dave Barr, Canadian golfer (US Open 1985 runner-up), born in Kelowna, British Columbia
  • Leigh Matthews, Australian Football Hall of Fame rover (Hawthorne FC), coach (Collingwood 1990 premiers; Brisbane 2001-03 premiers) and broadcaster (7 Network; 3AW), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Martin O'Neill, Northern Irish soccer midfielder (64 caps; Nottingham Forest) and manager (Rep of Ireland; Leicester City, Celtic, Aston Villa, Sunderland), born in Kilrea, Northern Ireland
  • Steven Barnes, American writer

Famous Deaths

  • Mariano Azuela, Mexican novelist (b. 1873)
1952 Highlights

About March 1, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces