On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1953

Historical Events

  • Malans National Party wins South African elections
  • WHP TV channel 21 in Harrisburg, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Weddings

Gordie Howe

Ice hockey player Gordie Howe (25) weds sports agent Colleen Joffa (20) at Calvary Presbyterian Church

1953 Highlights

About April 15, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries