On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1952

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Limelight" premieres directed, written, produced and starring Charlie Chaplin and Claire Bloom with appearance by Buster Keaton

Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker
Charlie Chaplin

Famous Birthdays

  • Pierre Moerlen, French drummer and percussionist (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Susan Peters [Suzanne Carnahan], American actress (Random Harvest, Young Ideas), dies of complications resulting from pyelonephritis, pneumonia, and starvation at 31
1952 Highlights

About October 23, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio