On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1952

Historical Events

  • 1870 mm rain in Cilaos, Island of Reunion (world record)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

LPGA Titleholders Championship Women's Golf, Augusta CC: Babe Didrikson Zaharias wins her 3rd Titleholders title by 7 strokes from Betsy Rawls

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls

Famous Birthdays

  • Graham Cole [Graham Coleman-Smith], English actor (The Bill), born in London, England
  • Philippe Kahn, French-American entrepreneur
1952 Highlights

About March 16, 1952

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces