What Happened on June 13, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

53rd US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 283 at Oakmont CC in Oakmont PA

Golfer Ben Hogan
Ben Hogan
  • 85th Belmont: Eric Guerin aboard Native Dancer wins in 2:28.6
  • Alec Bedser takes 14-99 (7-55 & 7-44) v Australia
  • Jim Peters runs world record marathon (2:18:40.2)
  • KOAA TV channel 5 in Pueblo-Colorado Spgs, CO (NBC) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Bo Donaldson (Billy Don't Be a Hero)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Tim Allen, comedian (Tim-Home Improvement, Jungle2Jungle), born in Denver, Colorado

Actor Tim Allen
Tim Allen