On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music"
  • 1st scheduled jet airliner passenger service began with a BOAC Comet
  • Operations begin at United Suriname Workers of Netherlands which flew from London to Johannesburg carrying 36 passengers

Famous Birthdays

  • Christine Baranski, American actress (Maryann-Cybill, Birdcage), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Mari Natsuki, Japanese singer, dancer and actress, born in Tokyo