What Happened on July 10, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Major

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

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Ben Hogan
  • Pravda reports arrest of Beria [affiliate of imperialist]

Famous Birthdays

  • Rik "The Rocket" Emmett, rock vocalist (Triumph), born in Toronto, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Sidney Homer, American composer, dies at 88