On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1952

Historical Events

  • Baseball World Series: NY Yankees beat Brooklyn Dodgers, 4-2 at Ebbets Field in Game 7 to tie own record 4th straight WS; MVP: NY 1B Johnny Mize

Film & TV History

First "Bandstand" broadcast in Philadelphia on WFIL-TV (Dick Clark joins in 1955 as a substitute-host)

Famous Birthdays

  • Graham Yallop, Australian cricket batsman (39 Tests, [7 captain], 8 x 100s; Victoria), born in Balwyn, Australia
  • Ludmila Tourischeva, Soviet gymnast (Olympic gold 1972), born in Grozny, Russia
  • Mary Badham, American actress, born in Birmingham, Alabama

Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin, Russian politician (President and Prime Minister), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union

1952 Highlights

About October 7, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra