On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1953

Famous Deaths

  • Bernhard van den Sigtenhorst Meyer, Dutch composer, dies at 65
  • Maude K Adams, American actress (Little Minister), dies
1953 Highlights

About July 17, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer