On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1953

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
1953 Highlights

About January 8, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn