What Happened on July 5, 1953

Historical Events

  • Phillies pitcher Robin Roberts hurls his 28th consecutive MLB complete game in a 2-0 win over Pittsburgh
  • WANC TV channel 21 in Asheville, NC (IND) begins broadcasting

About July 5, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I Believe - Frankie Laine