What Happened on July 7, 1953

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Che Guevara sets out on a trip through Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, and El Salvador

  • PGA Championship Men's Golf, Birmingham CC: Walter Burkemo wins 2 & 1 from Felize Torza in the Tuesday final; his lone major title

Famous Birthdays

  • Lynval Golding, rocker (Fun Boy Three)
Born in 1953

Famous Divorces

José Ferrer

Actor José Ferrer divorces dancer and actress Phyllis Hill after 5 years of marriage

About July 7, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I Believe - Frankie Laine