On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1952

Famous Birthdays

  • 'Marvelous' Marvin Hagler, American boxer (undisputed World Middleweight champion 1980-87; second-longest unified C'ship reign in history), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Anne-Marie David, French singer
  • Deborah Adair, actress (Tracey-Dynasty, Kate-Day of Our Life)
  • James Mankey, rocker (Concrete Blonde)
  • Martin Parr, British photographer, born in Epsom, England

Famous Deaths

  • Georg Alfred Schumann, German composer, dies at 85
1952 Highlights

About May 23, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini