On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1953

Historical Events

  • Black families move into Trumbull Park housing project in Chicago
  • New York Yankees Vic Raschi sets MLB record for a pitcher by driving in 7 runs in a 15-0 win v Detroit

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Harris, American trumpet and flugelhorn player (The Phenix Horns - Earth, Wind & Fire; Phil Collins)
1953 Highlights

About August 4, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo