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 (d. 2021)
  • Anne-Marie David, French singer
  • Deborah Adair, actress (Tracey-Dynasty, Kate-Day of Our Life)
  • James Mankey, American rock guitarist (Sparks, 1972-73; Concrete Blonde - "Joey"), born in Washington
  • 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? 69 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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