On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1953

Historical Events

British Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Carnoustie: In his only Open Championship appearance, Ben Hogan prevails by 4 strokes over Dai Rees, Antonio Cerdá, Peter Thomson, Frank Stranahan

Golfer Ben Hogan
Ben Hogan

Famous Birthdays

  • Françoise Bettencourt Meyers, French author and L'Oréal heiress (richest woman in the world 2019-), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
  • Rik "The Rocket" Emmett, rock vocalist (Triumph), born in Toronto, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Sidney Homer, American composer, dies at 88
1953 Highlights

About July 10, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer