On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday

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 coach, born in Burt, New York