On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1953

Historical Events

  • "Princess Victoria" capsized off Stanraer Scotland; 133 die
  • Hurricane-like winds flood Netherlands drowning 1,835

Event of interestEvent of Interest

New York, Cleveland, & Boston retaliate at Bill Veeck, forcing the Browns to play afternoon games to avoid sharing TV revenues

MLB Team Owner and Promoter Bill Veeck
MLB Team Owner and Promoter
Bill Veeck

1953 Highlights

About January 31, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius