On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1952

Historical Events

  • Alberto Ascari of Italy in a Ferrari wins Formula 1 World Drivers Championship with victory in season ending Italian Grand Prix at Monza; wins title by 12 points from countryman Giuseppe Farina
  • General Naguib forms Egyptian government and becomes Premier
  • NY Yankees Johnny Mize's pinch-hit grand slam gives Yanks a 5-1 win at Washington, giving him a HR in all 15 major league parks
  • Outfielder Don Grate throws a baseball a record 434'1" (Tenn)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ricardo Tormo, Spanish Grand Prix motocycle racer, born in Valencia, Spain (d. 1998)
1952 Highlights

About September 7, 1952

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo