On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1952

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 19th congress of Communist Party meets in Moscow
  • 6th NHL All-Star Game, Detroit Olympia, Detroit, MI: 1st Team ties 2nd Team, 1-1; second year format - 1st v 2nd All-Star Teams, with additional players

Famous Birthdays

  • Clive Barker, English author and film director (Hellraiser, Lord of Illusions), born in Liverpool
  • Duncan Regehr, Canadian actor 9My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Legend of Errol Flynn), born in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
  • Gigi Sabani, Italian TV host, born in Rome (d. 2007)

Person of interestImran Khan

Imran Khan, 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan (2018- ) and cricket all-rounder (88 Tests, 3,807 runs, 362 wickets), born in Lahore, Pakistan

Cricketer and Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan
Cricketer and Prime Minister of Pakistan
Imran Khan

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Jagersberger, Austrian-American racing driver, dies at 68