On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1953

Historical Events

  • Cluster of 6 tornadoes touches down in Flint, Michigan killing 113
  • Segregated lunch counters in DC forbidden by Supreme Court

Famous Deaths

  • Godfrey Tearle, English-American actor (39 Steps, Mandy, At Dawn We Die), dies at 68
1953 Highlights

About June 8, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini