On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1952

Historical Events

  • Alain Bombard departs from the Canary Islands on his solitary journey across the Atlantic ocean with almost no provisions and only a sextant for navigation to test his theory that a shipwrecked person could survive

Famous Birthdays

  • Veronica Judith Sainz Castro, Mexican spanish singer/actress (Nana)
1952 Highlights

About October 19, 1952

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra