On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1953

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Louie Anderson, American comedian, Emmy Award-winning actor (Baskets; Life With Louie; Coming To America), TV game show Host (Family Feud, 1999-2002), and writer, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 2022)

Famous Deaths

  • Felix M Abel, French dominican/biblical scholar, dies at 74
  • Mary of Teck, Queen of Great Britain and consort of George V, dies at 85
1953 Highlights

About March 24, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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