On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1953

Historical Events

  • "Maggie" closes at National Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • Longest collegiate basketball game (6 OTs) Niagara beats Siena 88-81

Famous Birthdays

  • Christine Ebersole, American actress (SNL, Valerie, Tootsie), born in Patk Forest, Illinois
  • William L Petersen, actor (Return to Lonesome Dove)
1953 Highlights

About February 21, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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