What Happened on June 15, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Browns end Yankees win streak at 18 & Browns 14-game losing streak
  • Johnny Mize is 93rd player to get 2,000 hits
  • NYC Transit Authority forms
  • WLFI TV channel 18 in Lafayette, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Rita Lee, Federic Wisc, playmate (November, 1977)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (2012-) and President of the People's Republic of China (2013-), born in Beijing

Paramount Leader of China Xi Jinping
Paramount Leader of China
Xi Jinping

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Sci-Fi author Arthur C. Clarke (35) weds Marilyn Torgenson in New York

Sci-Fi Author Arthur C. Clarke
Sci-Fi Author
Arthur C. Clarke