On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1952

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Radio and TV Personality Dick Clark
Radio and TV Personality
Dick Clark
  • NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 3 in 49th World Series
  • Yankees tie their own record of 4 consecutive World Series wins

Famous Birthdays

  • Graham Yallop, Australian cricketer (Australian capt in 7 Tests, won 1 lost 6), born in Balwyn, Australia
  • Ludmila Tourischeva, Soviet gymnast (Olympic gold 1972), born in Grozny, Russia
  • Mary Badham, American actress, born in Birmingham, Alabama

Person of interestVladimir Putin

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

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin

1952 Highlights

About October 7, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra