On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1952

Historical Events

  • Canadian TV begins in Montreal

Famous Birthdays

  • (Steven) "Buddy" Miller, American folk and country singer-songwriter, 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

Gertrude Lawrence

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

  • Jose Forns y Cuadras, composer, dies at 54
1952 Highlights

About September 6, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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