On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1953

Famous Birthdays

  • Elquemedo Willett, West Indian cricket spin bowler (5 Tests, 11 wickets), born in Charlestown, Nevis
  • Felix Hanemann, American rocker (Zebra), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Glen Ballard, American songwriter and record producer (Alanis Morissette; Michael Jackson), born in Natchez, Mississippi
1953 Highlights

About May 1, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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