What Happened on February 8, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Betty Jameson wins LPGA Serbin Golf Open
  • WLVA (now WSET) TV channel 13 in Lynchburg-Roanoke, VA (ABC) begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Mary Steenburgen, Newport Ark, actress (Parenthood, Time After Time)
  • Roger Clavet, Québécois politician

Famous Deaths

  • Cliff Clark, actor (Golden Hoofs, Kid Glove Killer), dies at 63