On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday

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)