On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1953

Historical Events

  • 1st helicopter passenger service (NYC)
  • Phillies Robin Roberts ends streak of 28 consecutive complete games

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Camp, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan), born in Midland, Michigan
  • Irina D Latysheva, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Margie Gillis, Canadian dancer and choreographer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Thomas Ligotti, American author (Songs of a Dead Dreamer), born in Detroit, Michigan
1953 Highlights

About July 9, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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