What Happened on August 13, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 4-5 million French go on strike against economizations
  • General Omar Bradley becomes US chief of staff

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Dwight Eisenhower establishes Government Contract Compliance Committee

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Famous Deaths

  • Dmitri Arakishvili, composer, dies at 80