On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1953

Historical Events

  • Frances Bolton and her son, Oliver from Ohio, become the first mother and son to serve simultaneously in the U.S. Congress.

Famous Birthdays

  • Angelo Parisi, French judoka (Olympic gold heavyweight 1980), born in Arpino, Italy
  • Peter Taylor, English soccer winger (4 caps; Crystal Palace, Tottenham Hotspur) and manager (Leicester City, Hull, Crystal Palace), born in Rochford, England
1953 Highlights

About January 3, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn