What Happened on February 21, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Maggie" closes at National Theater NYC after 5 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Francis Crick and James Watson discover structure of DNA-molecule

Molecular biologist Francis Crick
Molecular biologist
Francis Crick
Molecular Biologist James Watson
Molecular Biologist
James Watson
  • Longest collegiate basketball game (6 OTs) Niagara beats Siena 88-81

Famous Birthdays

  • Christine Ebersole, Park Forest Ill, actress (SNL, Valerie, Tootsie)
  • William L Petersen, actor (Return to Lonesome Dove)