On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Matthews, actor (Burning), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Moon Jae-in, South Korean politician, President of South Korea (2017-), born in Geoje, South Korea

Famous Deaths

  • Ben Taylor, American Baseball Hall of Fame 1st baseman/manager (Negro Leagues), dies of pneumonia at 64

Person of interestGerd von Rundstedt

[Karl Rudolf] Gerd von Rundstedt, German field marshal during World War II (Commander-in-Chief in the West), dies of heart failure at 77

German General Gerd von Rundstedt
German General
Gerd von Rundstedt