On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1953

Historical Events

  • Future Australian cricket captain and coach Bobby Simpson makes his 1st-class debut for NSW at 16 years and 357 days
  • NFL Dallas Texans become Baltimore Colts (now Indianapolis Colts)
  • NFL's National & American conference become Eastern & Western conference

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Villaraigosa [Villar], Hispanic-American politician (Mayor of Los Angeles, 2005-13; California Assemblyman, 1994-2000), born in East Los Angeles, California
  • Pat Haden, American NFL quarterback (LA Rams), born in Westbury, New York

Pavlo Lazarenko

Pavlo Lazarenko, Prime Minister of Ukraine (1996-97), born in Karpivka, Ukraine

Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Lazarenko
Prime Minister of Ukraine
Pavlo Lazarenko
  • Robin Zander, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Cheap Trick - "Dream Police"; "I Want You To Want Me"), born in Beloit, Wisconsin
1953 Highlights

About January 23, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

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