On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1952

Historical Events

  • "Top Banana" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 356 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Anita Luceete Defrantz, American rower (Olympic bronze 1976; first female vice-president IOC executive committee), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jody Stephens, American rock drummer (Big Star), born in Memphis, Tennesee
  • Nina Carter, vocalist (Blonde on Blonde), born in London, England
1952 Highlights

About October 4, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra