On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1953

The King is Dead; Long Live the Queen

Historical Events

CrownRoyal Coronation

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey, London, England

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Stadler, American golfer (US Masters 1982), born in San Diego, California
1953 Highlights

About June 2, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini