On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1952

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

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

About November 23, 1952

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius