On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1952

Historical Events

  • Heinz Neuhaus wins Europe Heavyweight Boxing title

Famous Birthdays

  • Ekkehard Fasser, Swiss bobsledder (Olympic gold, four-man 1988; World C'ship gold 1983; World Cup champion 1985-86), born in Glarus, Switzerland (d. 2021)
  • Uljana Semjonova, Soviet-Latvian basketball player (Olympic gold 1976), born in Zarasai, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
  • William Kirby Cullen, American actor (How the West Was Won), born in Santa Ana, California
1952 Highlights

About March 9, 1952

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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