On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Future Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Ted Williams returns to Red Sox from military service in Korea; ends abbreviated season with .407 batting average

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • Iqbal Qasim, cricketer (Pakistani slow lefty in the 80's)
  • Pat MacDonald, rocker (Timbuk 3)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

NHL goaltender Terry Sawchuk (23) weds Patricia Ann Morey

NHL Legend Terry Sawchuk
NHL Legend
Terry Sawchuk