What Happened on February 20, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • August A Busch buys the Cards for $3.75 million
  • US Court of Appeals rules that Organized Baseball is a sport & not a business, affirming the 25-year-old Supreme Court ruling

Famous Birthdays

  • Carol Cummins, Clintwood Va, 2nd of 5 siblings born on 2/20
  • Poison Ivy, American musician (The Cramps)
  • Riccardo Chailly, Milan Italy, conductor (West Berlin Symph Orch)