What Happened on December 2, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Jay Haas, American golfer (Senior PGA C'ship 2006, 08; Senior Players C'ship 2009; 9 PGA Tour titles), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Meg Griffin, DJ (WNEW-FM, WPLJ-FM, WKRK-FM)/VJ (V-1)
  • Myung-Whan Chung, Seoul Korea, pianist (Chung Trio)

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Hayes, cricketer (Surrey bat played 5 Tests for England), dies
  • Francis Picabia, French avante-garde artist, writer and typographist (Amorous Parade), dies at 74
  • Reginald "Snowy" Baker, Australian athlete and actor (The Sword of Valor), dies at 69