What Happened on March 15, 1953

Historical Events

Golf Tournament

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

  • West Germany loses in soccer to Netherlands, 2-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Croft, West Indian cricket fast bowler (27 Tests, 125 wickets; Guyana, Demerara, Lancashire CCC) and broadcaster (BBC, Sky Sports), born in Lancaster Village, Demerara, British Guiana
  • Judi Spiers, TV presenter
  • Richard Bruton, Irish politician
Born in 1953

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Berry, English football player (Olympic gold 1908, 12), dies at 65

About March 15, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: She Wears Red Feathers - Guy Mitchell