On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1953

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joseph Stalin's funeral is held in Moscow after four days of national mourning

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin

Famous Birthdays

  • HenriĆ«tte Tol Dutch, actress (Soldier of Orange), born in Alkmaar, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
1953 Highlights

About March 9, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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