On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1952

Historical Events

  • 1st US postage stamp in 2 colors (rotary process) introduced
  • Dodgers pitcher Joe Black wins NL Rookie of Year

Famous Birthdays

  • Deborah Shelton, actress (Dallas, Ocean Kill, Body Double), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Eamonn Coghlan, Irish 1500m runner (Olympic 4th 76)
  • Lorna Luft, American singer and actress (Where the Boys Are-1980), born in Scarsdale, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Henriette Roland Holst-de Schalk, marxist author, dies at 82
  • William Green, union chairman (AFL 1924-52), dies at 79
1952 Highlights

About November 21, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio