On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1952

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Vallance, Canadian songwriter, arranger and producer (Bryan Adams - "Cuts Like a Knife"; "Heaven"; "Summer of '69"), born in Chilliwack, British Columbia
  • Karl Bartos, German electronic percussionist, and composer (Kraftwerk, 1975-90; Electric Music), born in Berchtesgaden, West Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Schellenberg, German lawyer/headed spy (Venlo), dies
1952 Highlights

About May 31, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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