What Happened on March 11, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st woman army doctor commissioned (FM Adams)
  • American B-47 accidentally drops a nuclear bomb 15,000 feet on Mars Bluff, South Carolina; it created a crater 75 feet acrosss, but the nuclear core did not detonate, due to 6 safety catches

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernie LaBarge, Canadian musician