On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Buttrio Square" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • Date of the first Mad Magazine issue
  • Vinoo Mankad takes 13 Pakistan wkts to win 1st India-Pak clash

Famous Birthdays

  • Bảo Ninh, Vietnamese novelist
  • Jerry Royster, American baseball player
  • Roy Dias, cricketer (pioneering Sri Lankan Test batsman)

Famous Weddings

  • Latin actress Maria Felix (38) weds actor and singer Jorge Negreta (40) in Mexico