On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1952

Famous Birthdays

  • Delroy Lindo, actor (Get Shorty, Ransom)
  • Peter Beattie, Australian politician

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

"Rock Around The Clock" rock 'n' roll pioneer Bill Haley (27) weds second wife Barbara Cupchak

Father of Rock 'n' Roll Bill Haley
Father of Rock 'n' Roll
Bill Haley

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Éluard, French communist and poet, dies at 56
1952 Highlights

About November 18, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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