On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1952

Historical Events

  • 14th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kansas beats St. Johns, 80-63; first tournament to have a true "Final Four" format
  • Friedrich Durrenmatt's "Die Ehe des Herrn Mississippi" premieres in Munich

Famous Birthdays

  • David Amess, British politician (C), born in London
  • Didier Pironi, French Formula One driver, born in Villecresnes, France (d. 1987)
1952 Highlights

About March 26, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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