On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1953

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ted Williams safely crash-lands his damaged Panther jet, later awarded the Air medal

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre St Lauren, NHLer
  • George Martin, NFL defensive back (NY Giants), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Janice Dickinson, American model (Vogue) and TV personality (America's Next Top Model), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Roberta Williams, video game designer (Mystery House, Sierra Entertainment), born in La Verne, California
1953 Highlights

About February 16, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius