On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1952

Historical Events

  • Pakistan's 1st Test starts, v India at Delhi
  • Woolworth's at Powell & Market (San Francisco) opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Cox, (Rep-R-California)
  • Cordell "Boogie" Mosson, American funk-rock bassist (Parliament-Funkadelic collective), born in Plainfield, New Jersey (d. 2013)
  • Ron Taylor, American actor (d. 2002)
1952 Highlights

About October 16, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 69 years and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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