What Happened on January 31, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Princess Victoria" capsized off Stanraer Scotland; 133 die
  • Hurricane-like winds flood Netherlands drowning 1,835
  • New York, Cleveland, & Boston retaliate at Bill Veeck, forcing the Browns to play afternoon games to avoid sharing TV revenues

Famous Birthdays

  • Aart Mol, Dutch bassist (Catapult)