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, 9 x 50, HS 268; Victoria CA), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Ludmilla Tourischeva, Russian gymnast (9 x Olympic medalist USSR, 4 x gold [3 x team, 1 x All Around]; 7 x World C'ship gold), born in Grozny, Russia
  • Mary Badham, American actress, born in Birmingham, Alabama

Vladimir PutinVladimir Putin (70 years old)

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

Born in 1952

About October 7, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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