What Happened on February 9, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Adventures of Superman" TV series premieres in syndication
  • General Walter Bedell Smith, USA, ends term as 4th director of CIA Allen W Dulles, becomes acting director of CIA
  • WNEP TV channel 16 in Scranton Wilkes-Barre, PA (ABC) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • André Sevard, Canadian NHL player, born in Témiscaming, Quebec
  • Antonius GM "Toon" Agterberg, Dutch actor (Hunk)
  • Gabriel Rotello, American television documentary producer
  • Gary Franks, (Rep-R-Connecticut)