On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1952

Historical Events

  • Canadian TV begins in Montreal

Famous Birthdays

  • Buddy [Steven Paul] Miller, American singer, born in Fairborn, Ohio
  • Jack Waldman, American jazz and rock keyboardist and avant garde composer, born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey (d. 1986)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestGertrude Lawrence

Gertrude Lawrence, English actress (Mimi, Rembrandt) and musical performer, dies of liver and abdominal cancer at 54

Actress and Musical Performer Gertrude Lawrence
Actress and Musical Performer
Gertrude Lawrence
  • Jose Forns y Cuadras, composer, dies at 54
1952 Highlights

About September 6, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo