On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1953

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Matthews, American actor (Burning), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Moon Jae-in

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 (Indianapolis ABCs) and manager (Washington Potomacs, Baltimore Black Sox), dies of pneumonia at 64

Gerd 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


1953 Highlights

About January 24, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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