On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st British nuclear test at Monte Bello Island in Australia
  • 1st video recording on magnetic tape, LA, Ca

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Troup, New Zealand cricket fast/medium bowler (15 Tests, 39 wickets; 22 ODI), born in Taumarunui, King Country

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Neumann, German playwright (Devil), dies at 56