On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1952

Historical Events

  • "New Faces (of 1952)" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 365 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • James Herndon, American media psychologist

Famous Deaths

  • Alec Hearne, cricketer (scored 9 in Test for Eng v South Africa 1892), dies
  • Frances Benjamin Johnston, American pioneering female photographer
1952 Highlights

About May 16, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus