On This Day

Birthdays in History in February 1952

  • Feb 1 Roger Y. Tsien, American chemist (Nobel Prize 2008), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)

Person of interestPark Geun-hye

Feb 2 Park Geun-hye, 1st female President of South Korea (2013-17), born in Jung-gu, Taegu

1st Female President of South Korea Park Geun-hye
1st Female President of South Korea
Park Geun-hye
  • Feb 3 Jack Fields, (Rep-R-TX, 1981- )
  • Feb 4 Li Yinhe, Chinese sexologist
  • Feb 6 Ricardo Lavolpe, Argentine football coach, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Feb 8 Nancy Lord, Libertarian VP candidate (1992)

Person of interestLee Hsien Loong

Feb 10 Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore (People's Action Party: 2004-present), born in Singapore

Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong
Prime Minister of Singapore
Lee Hsien Loong
  • Feb 14 Nancy Keenan, current NARAL president
  • Feb 18 Juice Newton [Judy Cohen], American vocalist (Angel of the Morning), born in Lakehurst, New Jersey
  • Feb 18 Veronica "Randy" Crawford, American vocalist (One Day I'll Fly Away), born in Macon, Georgia
  • Feb 19 Rudolfo Neri-Vida, Mexican PHD/astronaut (STS 23)
  • Feb 19 Amy Tan, American novelist
  • Feb 20 Catherine Cummins, Clintwood Va, 1st of 5 siblings born on 2/20
  • Feb 22 James Philip Bagian, American physician & NASA astronaut (STS 29, STS 40), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 22 Bill Frist, American politician, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Feb 25 James A Barcia, (Rep-D-Michigan)
  • Feb 25 Inger Segelström, Swedish politician
  • Feb 29 Bart Stupak, American politician (Rep-D-Michigan 1993-2011), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Feb 29 Tim[othy] Powers, American sci-fi author (Last Call, Declare), born in Buffalo, New York

About February 1952

How Old? 69 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)