Historical Events on January 28, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 19-year old Derek Bentley is hanged in Wandsworth Prison, London, controversially convicted of the murder of a police officer. He was pardoned on 30th July 1998.
  • J Fred Muggs (the chimp) joins NBC's "Today Show"
  • WJTV TV channel 12 in Jackson, MS (CBS) begins broadcasting