On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st ultra high frequency (UHF) television station, Portland Or
  • Liberal Party wins Japanese elections
  • Monte Bello-Island (Great Britain 1st atom bomb explosion)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques Martin, Canadian NHL coach, executive (Ottawa Senators, Florida Panthers, Montreal Canadiens), born in Rockland, Ontario