On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1952

Historical Events

  • Dutch DC-6 crashes near Frankfurt, killing 44
  • Wales wins Five Nations Rugby Championship, Grand Slam & Triple Crown with a 9-5 win over France at St. Helen's Ground, Swansea

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Costas, sportscaster/talk show host (Later), born in Queens, New York
  • Jay Dee Daugherty, American drummer

Famous Deaths

  • Uncle Dave Macon, American musician (b. 1870)
1952 Highlights

About March 22, 1952

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

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries