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
Born in 1952

Famous Deaths

  • Henriette Roland Holst-de Schalk, marxist author, dies at 82
  • William Green, American trade union leader and president of American Federation of Labor (1924-52), dies at 79

About November 21, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Here In My Heart - Al Martino