On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1953

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara
Argentine Revolutionary
Che Guevara
  • 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)

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

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


1953 Highlights

About July 7, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer