On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1953

Historical Events

  • WLVA (now WSET) TV channel 13 in Lynchburg-Roanoke, VA (ABC) begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Mary Steenburgen, Newport Ark, actress (Parenthood, Time After Time)
  • Roger Clavet, Québécois politician

Famous Deaths

  • Cliff Clark, American actor (Kid Glove Killer, Golden Hoofs, Vigilante Hideout), dies from a heart attack at 63
1953 Highlights

About February 8, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius