On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1952

Historical Events

  • "Buttrio Square" opens at New Century Theater NYC for 7 performances

Historic Event

One of the most influential of all Modernist buildings the Unité d’Habitation, designed by Le Corbusier is officially inaugurated in Marseille, France

  • UN General Assembly first meets at its new headquarters in New York

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Anderson, American comic, magician, and actor (Night Court - "Judge Harry Stone"; Dave's World), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2018)
  • Kaija Saariaho, Finnish electro-acoustic and contemporary classical composer (L'Amour de loin (Love from Afar); Circle Map), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Margriet Eshuijs, Dutch singer and pianist, born in Zaandam, Netherlands
  • Nikolai Adrianov, Soviet-Russian gymnast (Olympic-4 gold/2 silver/bronze-1976), born in Vladimir, Russia (d. 2011)
1952 Highlights

About October 14, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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