What Happened on January 31, 1953

Historical Events

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

Sports History

MLB New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians, & Boston Red Sox retaliate against St. Louis Browns Bill Veeck for trying to relocate the team, scheduling the Browns to play afternoon games to avoid sharing TV revenues

1953 History

Famous Birthdays

  • "Big Time" Sarah [Streeter], American blues singer, born in Coldwater, Mississippi (d. 2015)
Born in 1953

About January 31, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes - Perry Como with The Ramblers