On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1953

Historical Events

  • "My Darlin' Aida" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 89 performances
  • 3rd NFL Pro Bowl, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum: National Conference beats American Conference, 27-7; MVP: Don Doll, Detroit Lions, DB
  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Archibald MacLeish

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Rahal, American racing car driver & team owner (over 15 wins), born in Medina, Ohio
  • Pat Benatar [Andrezejewski], American singer ("Hit Me with Your Best Shot";"Love Is A Battlefield"; "We Belong"), born in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Golden Cage), dies at 56
1953 Highlights

About January 10, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn