On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Don Liddle beats Bob Lemon 7-4 as the New York Giants complete an unlikely Baseball World Series sweep of the powerful Cleveland Indians; Cleveland season record of 111-43 sets American League mark for regular season wins

Famous Birthdays

  • George Meegan, British adventurer who walked 19,019 miles from Argentina to Alaska, born in London
  • John Otway, English cult rocker, born in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
  • Wahed Wafa, Tajik singer, born in Afghanistan