What Happened on October 5, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 50th World Series sees NY Yankees beat Dodgers, 4 games to 2, as NY Billy Martin's 12 hits set record; Yanks win record 5th consecutive WS

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Earl Warren sworn in as 14th chief justice of US

Jurist and Governor of California Earl Warren
Jurist and Governor of California
Earl Warren
  • The first documented recovery meeting of Narcotics Anonymous is held.

Famous Birthdays

  • James E Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary
  • John Stachniewski, scholar/teacher
  • Russell Mael, [Dwight Russel Day], California, rock vocalist (Sparks)
  • Sandra "Puma" Jones, rocker (Black Uhuru), born in Kingston, Jamaica

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich Wolf, writer, dies at 64