On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1953

Historical Events

  • J Styne and Bob Hilliard's musical "Hazel Flagg" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 190 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Eisenhower refuses clemency appeal for Rosenberg couple

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • USSR breaks diplomatic relations with Israel

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Rubin, American musician (Blues Brothers) known as "Mr Fabulous", born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2011)

Person of interestJeb Bush

John Ellis "Jeb" Bush, American politician (Governor of Florida (R) 1999-2007), born in Midland, Texas

Governor of Florida Jeb Bush
Governor of Florida
Jeb Bush
  • Philip Anglim, American actor (Dane-Thorn Birds), born in San Francisco, California
  • Stephen Thorne, American naval officer, born in Frankfurt, Germany
1953 Highlights

About February 11, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius