What Happened on February 26, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 10th Golden Globes: The Greatest Show on Earth, Gary Cooper, & Shirley Booth win
  • Allen W Dulles, promoted from deputy to 5th director of CIA

Famous Birthdays

  • Bree Walker, news anchor (WNBC TV, KNBC TV)
  • Michael Bolton, Ct, rock vocalist (That's What Love Is All About)

Famous Deaths

  • Elisabeth "Ilse" Kuyper, Dutch/US (opera)composer, dies