On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

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"Adventures of Superman" TV series starring George Reeves premieres in syndication in the US

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The United States bars Charlie Chaplin from re-entering the country after a trip to England

Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker
Charlie Chaplin

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard de Dryver, Belgian racing driver, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Gunnar Hökmark, Swedish politician (Member of the European Parliament), born in Ystad, Skåne County, Sweden
  • Nile Rodgers, American guitarist and music producer (Chic), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Rhys Chatham, American composer, born in Manhattan, New York
  • Scott Colomby, actor (Stash-Sons & Daughters, Szysznyk), born in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Giuseppe Zoppi, Swiss writer (Presento il mio Ticino), dies at 56