Today in History for 1st March 1953

Historical Events

Events 1 - 6 of 6

- Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open
- Joseph Stalin suffers a stroke and collapses. He dies four days later.
- KAUZ TV channel 6 in Wichita Falls, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
- KTNT (now KSTW) TV channel 11 in Tacoma-Seattle, WA (IND) begins
- WJZ-AM in NYC becomes WABC; WJZ-TV in Baltimore final transmission
- WTAJ TV channel 10 in Altoona, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 1 of 1

- Bandula Warnapura, cricketer (1st Sri Lanka Test captain)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

- Anton GO Ridder Van Rappard, painter/lithographer/etcher, dies

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