On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1953

Historical Events

  • Battle of the Kumsong River begins - last major battle of the Korean war

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry Gomes, dependable West Indian cricket left-handed batsman (1976-87)
  • Mila Mulroney, wife of former Canadian prime minister Brian Mulroney

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Academy award-winning actor José Ferrer (41) weds singer and actress Rosemary Clooney (25) in Durant, Oklahoma


1953 Highlights

About July 13, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer