On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1953

Famous Birthdays

  • William Simmons, American R&B saxophonist and keyboardist (Midnight Star - "No Parking On The Dance Floor"; "Operator")

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Lightbody, American athlete (Olympic gold 800m, 1500m, 2590m Steeplechase 1904), dies at 70
1953 Highlights

About March 2, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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