On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1952

Historical Events

  • Hanif Mohammad completes twin cricket centuries for Pakistan v North Zone (India) in Amritsar; 121 & 109 no
  • KBTV (now KUSA) TV channel 9 in Denver, CO (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Danielle Proulx, French Canadian actress, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Trevor Chappell, Australian cricket all-rounder (3 Tests; 20 ODIs, 1 x 100; underarm bowling controversy; South Australia, West Australia, NSW), born in Adelaide, South Australia
1952 Highlights

About October 12, 1952

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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