On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1953

Historical Events

  • Jackie McGlew scores 255* for South Africa v NZ at 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? 68 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces