On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1952

Historical Events

  • 1st plastic lens for cataract patients fitted (Philadelphia)

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Webster, American football player (d. 2002)
  • Pat Eddery, Irish jockey (11 x British flat racing Champion Jockey; 3 x Epsom Derby), born in Newbridge, Republic of Ireland (d. 2015)
1952 Highlights

About March 18, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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