On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1953

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

1953 Highlights

About August 6, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo