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 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

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? 69 years and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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