What Happened on January 8, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Indians bar night games with Browns (who refuse to share TV receipts)
  • RenĂ© Mayer forms French government

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Sutter, American baseball pitcher (Cubs, Cards, Braves), born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Admiral Sir Hugh Binney, British naval commander and Governor of Tasmania (b. 1883)
  • Heinrich Kaspar Schmid, German composer, dies at 78