On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1953

Historical Events

  • Bevo Francis, Rio Grande College, scores 116 pts in basketball game
  • Korean ferryboat "Chang Tyong-Ho" sank off Pusan killing 249

Famous Birthdays

  • Morris Gleitzman, British-Australian children's author, born in Sleaford, United Kingdom
1953 Highlights

About January 9, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Here In My Heart - Al Martino