On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1953

Historical Events

  • Raab forms his 1st government in Austria

Famous Birthdays

  • David Robinson, American rock drummer (Cars; The Modern Lovers), born in Malden, Massachusetts
  • Debralee Scott, American actress (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman - "Cathy"; Angie), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • Jim Allister, Northern Irish politician, born in Listooder, Crossgar, Northern Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Epstein, French director (Vive la Vie), dies at 56
1953 Highlights

About April 2, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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