On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1953

Historical Events

  • Dizzy Dean, Al Simmons "Chief" Bender, Bobby Wallace, Harry Wright, Ed Barrow, Bill Klem and Tom Connolly inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Korean War Ends

North Korea and the United Nations sign armistice to stop fighting and divide Korea at the 38th parallel

  • Vatican disallows priest holiday work in factory

Famous Birthdays

  • Wim van de Camp, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA), born in Oss, Netherlands
  • Yahoo Serious [Greg Gomez Pead], Australian comedian, born in Cardiff, New South Wales, Australia
1953 Highlights

About July 27, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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