On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1953

Historical Events

  • "Peter Pan" by Walt Disney opens at Roxy Theater, NYC

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

5th Emmy Awards: I Love Lucy, Thomas Mitchell and Helen Hayes win

Actress Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
  • Sweet rationing imposed in WWII ends in Britain

Famous Birthdays

  • John Beilein, American basketball head coach (Cleveland Cavaliers 2019; University of Michigan 2007-19), born in Burt, New York
1953 Highlights

About February 5, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius