What Happened on April 12, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

17th Masters Golf Tournament: Ben Hogan wins, shooting a 274

Golfer Ben Hogan
Ben Hogan
  • Keizo Yamada runs fastest marathon to date, at Boston
  • KFDX TV channel 3 in Wichita Falls, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting