What Happened on May 16, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Phillies Curt Simmons gives up a single, then retires next 27 in a row

Famous Birthdays

  • David Maclean, British minister of state

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Pierce Brosnan, Irish actor (Remington Steele, Golden Eye), born in Drogheda, Ireland

  • Richard Page, rocker (Mr Mister), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Rick Rhoden, pitcher (NY Yankees)

Famous Deaths

  • Django Reinhardt, Belgian musician (b. 1910)