On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1952

Famous Birthdays

  • Chiaki Naito-Mukai, Tatebayashi Japan, astronaut (STS 65, sk:95)
  • Christian Clavier, French actor
  • Michael O'Hare, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Alberto Savinio [Andrea Francesco Alberto de Chirico], Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), dies at 60

Person of interestMaria Montessori

Maria Montessori, Italian physician/educationist, dies at 81


1952 Highlights

About May 6, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus