On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1952

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Troiano, American tuba player (Long Island Tuba Quartet), and teacher, born in Plainview, New York
  • Francie Larrieu Smith, American 1.5/3/10K track runner (AAU 1 mile-1979), born in Palo Alto, California

Famous Deaths

  • Aaro A. Hellaakoski, Finnish geographer and poet, dies at 59
  • Albert van Raalte, Dutch conductor (Radio Philharmonic Orchestra), dies at 62
1952 Highlights

About November 23, 1952

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 69 years and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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