On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1952

Historical Events

  • Great demonstrations against apartheid in South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicholas Campbell, actor (Nick-Insiders), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Reinhard Genzel, German astrophysicist (2020 Nobel Prize for Physics for work on black holes), born in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, West Germany

Famous Weddings

  • Author of 'James Bond' novels, journalist and secret intelligence agent Ian Fleming marries Anne Geraldine Charteris
1952 Highlights

About March 24, 1952

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

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries