On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Hal Newhouser of Tigers wins his 200th game

Famous Birthdays

  • Bell Hooks [Gloria Jean Watkins], American author, feminist, scholar and social activist, born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Person of interestChristopher Reeve

Christopher Reeve, American actor (Superman, Somewhere in Time), born in New York City, New York (d. 2004)

  • Jimmy Garvin [James Williams], American professional NWA/WCW/AWA wrestler, born in Tampa, Florida
  • Tommy Norden, American actor (Flipper), born in New York City, New York