On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1953

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Tournament

LPGA Titleholders Championship Women's Golf, Augusta CC: Patty Berg wins her 5th Titleholders title by 9 strokes from Betsy Rawls

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • West Germany loses in soccer to Netherlands, 2-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Croft, West Indian cricket fast bowler, broadcaster (27 Tests, 125 wickets @ 23.30), born in Lancaster Village, Demerara, British Guiana
  • Judi Spiers, TV presenter
  • Richard Bruton, Irish politician
1953 Highlights

About March 15, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces