On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1953

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Franke, German musician and composer
  • Janet Lynn, ice skater (Olympic bronze 1972)
  • Patrick Doyle, Scottish film composer (Artemis Fowl, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Thor), born in Uddingston, Scotland

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

MLB baseball player Ernie Banks (22) weds Mollye Louise

MLB shortstop Ernie Banks
MLB shortstop
Ernie Banks

Famous Deaths

  • Idris Davies, Welsh poet (b. 1905)
  • Whirlaway, American thoroughbred racehorse (Triple Crown 1941), dies at 15
1953 Highlights

About April 6, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries