What Happened on March 3, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Boston Braves, who own Milwaukee minor league franchise, block St Louis Browns attempt to shift their franchise to Milwaukee
  • Canadian Comet crashes at Karachi, 11 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Viktorovich Borodin, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Dave Amato, rocker (REO Speedwagon-Can't Fight this Feeling)
  • Zico, Brazilian footballer

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

James J. Jeffries, American heavyweight boxer, dies at 77

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion James J. Jeffries
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
James J. Jeffries