On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1953

Historical Events

  • Betty Jack Davis, American country singer (with Skeeter Davis in The Davis Sisters), killed in car crash at 21
  • KCPQ TV channel 13 in Tacoma-Seattle, WA (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Butch Patrick [Patrick Alan Lilley], American actor (Real McCoys, Eddie-Munsters), born in Inglewood, California
1953 Highlights

About August 2, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

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