On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Ad Tak, Dutch professional cyclist, born in Nieuwe Gastel

Famous Deaths

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