On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1952

Famous Birthdays

  • Darrell Hair, cricketer (Australian Test umpire since 1993-94)
  • Frank Zincavage, American new wave bassist (Romeo Void - "Never Say Never")
  • Jack Wild, British actor (Oliver!, H.R. Pufnstuf), born in Lancashire, England (d. 2006)
  • John Lombardo, American songwriter and guitarist (10,000 Maniacs), born in Jamestown, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Waldorf Astor, House of Lords & Commons/owner of Observer, dies
1952 Highlights

About September 30, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra