On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "House of Wax" 1st color 3-D movie, premieres in New York
  • Dag Hammarskj√∂ld becomes the 2nd Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • NBA Championship Finals, Minneapolis Auditorium, Minnesota, MN: Minneapolis Lakers beat NY Knicks, 91-84 for a 4-1 series victory; Lakers' 5th title in 6 years

Famous Birthdays

  • David Moorcroft, British athlete (5,000m world record holder 1982-85) born in Coventry, England
  • Terre Roche, American rocker (Roches), born in New York