On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1953

Historical Events

  • KUHT TV channel 8 (PBS) in Houston, TX, begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Phil Beer, English multi-instrumentalist and composer (Show of Hands), born in Exminster, Devon
1953 Highlights

About May 12, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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