Tuesday 23 September 1952
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Guillaume Durand and William Shimell.
The Crimson Pirate, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The Old Man And The Sea by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Two for the Money.
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- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
- French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
- Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
- Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
- Also see September 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In ancient Latvia, the second day of Mikeli
- Astrology: Usually the first day of sun sign Libra in the tropical zodiac.
- Traditional New Year's Day in Constantinople and Eastern Orthodox churches ? because of the birthday of August, not because of the equinox.
- Guillaume Durand: French radio and TV host, son of Lucien and Nicole, artists (gallery owners).
- William Shimell
- Mark Bego: American biographer.
- Anshuman Gaekwad: Indian cricketer.
- Dennis Lamp: American baseball player.
- Jim Morrison: American baseball player and manager.
- 1st closed circuit pay-TV telecast of a sports event
- Dodgers clinch NL pennant
- Richard Nixon makes his ''Checkers speech''.
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