What Happened on October 7, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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 Television Personality Dick Clark
Radio and Television 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, cricketer (Australian capt in 7 Tests, won 1 lost 6)
  • Ludmila Tourischeva, USSR, gymnast (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Martyn Harris, journalist
  • Mary Badham, American actress

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