On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1953

Historical Events

  • Salazar's party wins all parliamentary seats in Portugal

Famous Birthdays

  • John Musker, American animation director (Moana), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Ivan Bunin, Russian poet and novelist (Gentleman from San Francisco-Nobel 1933, dies at 83
  • John van Melle, South African writer (Bart Nel), dies at 66
1953 Highlights

About November 8, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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