On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1953

Famous Birthdays

  • Duane Chapman, American bounty hunter
  • James Mndaweni, South African worker's union leader/president (NACTU)
  • Penny Pulz, Australian golfer (Dinah Shore runner-up 1978), born in Melbourne, Victoria

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav Strube, composer, dies at 85
1953 Highlights

About February 2, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius