On This Day

June 16, 1952 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Soviet Fighters shoot Swedish Catalina reconnaissance flight down

Birthdays in History

  • George Papandreou, Greek politician and Prime Minister of Greece (2009-11), born in St Paul, Minnesota

Deaths in History

  • Andrew Lawson, Scottish-American geologist, first to map the entire San Andreas Fault (b. 1861)
1952 in History