On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1952

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfre Woodard, American actress (Primal Fear, Cross Creek), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Christie Ann Hefner, American businesswoman, CEO of Playboy Enterprises (1988-2009) and daughter of Hugh Hefner, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan Raas, Dutch cyclist (World champ 1979), born in Heinkenszand, Netherlands
  • Jerry Remy, American MLB player and commentator, born in Fall River, Massachusetts
  • John Denny, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Prescott, Arizona

Famous Deaths

  • Claude Carter, South African cricket spin bowler (19 Tests, 28 wickets), dies at 71
1952 Highlights

About November 8, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio