What Happened on November 8, 1952

Famous Birthdays

Alfre Woodard (70 years old)

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 baseball infielder (MLB All Star 1978; California Angels, Boston Red Sox) and broadcaster (NESN), born in Fall River, Massachusetts (d. 2021)
  • John Denny, American baseball pitcher (NL Cy Young Award 1983; Philadelphia Phillies), born in Prescott, Arizona
Born in 1952

Famous Deaths

  • Claude Carter, South African cricket spin bowler (19 Tests, 28 wickets, BB 6/50; Natal, Transvaal), dies at 71
1952 Highlights

About November 8, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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