On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1953

Historical Events


Sport awardWimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American Vic Seixas wins his only Wimbledon singles title with a 9-7, 6-3, 6-4 over Dane Kurt Nielsen

Tennis Player Vic Seixas
Tennis Player
Vic Seixas
Tennis Player Kurt Nielsen
Tennis Player
Kurt Nielsen

Famous Birthdays

  • Alynne Amkraut, American entertainer, born in Amityville, New York
  • Frank Tanana, American MLB pitcher (California Angels), born in Detroit, Michigan
1953 Highlights

About July 3, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer