On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1953

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mickey Mantle hits a 565' (172 m) HR in Washington, D.C.'s Griffith Stadium

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

1953 Highlights

About April 17, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries