What Happened on March 7, 1953

Historical Events

  • South African cricket opening batsman Jackie McGlew scores an unbeaten 255 in 1st Test win against New Zealand in Wellington

Famous Birthdays

  • Jules Shear, American rock musician and songwriter ("If She Knew What She Wants"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Kenny Aronoff, American drummer (John Mellencamp), born in Albany, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Sedgwick, American film director (The Flaming Frontier, Let 'er Buck), dies of a heart attack at 63
1953 Highlights

About March 7, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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