On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1952

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jawaharlal Nehru becomes premier of India

1st Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru
1st Prime Minister of India
Jawaharlal Nehru
  • Minor-league Bristol pitcher Ron Necciai strikes out 27 in 9-innings
  • The Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament of India, holds its first sitting

Famous Birthdays

  • John Kasich, US politician (Governor of Ohio (R), 2011-), born in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania
  • Manfred Langer, Austrian/Dutch disco builder
  • Sew Shivnarine, cricketer (3 Tests for WI 1978, later USA captain)
1952 Highlights

About May 13, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus