On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1952

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

"Charlotte's Web" by E. B. White and illustrated by Garth Williams is published by Harper & Brothers

Writer E. B. White
E. B. White
  • Arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo" premieres in NYC


Photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson's influential photography book "The Decisive Moment" is first published in the US and France

Photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson
Henri Cartier-Bresson

1952 Highlights

About October 15, 1952

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 69 years and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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