On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1953

Historical Events

  • 85th Belmont: Eric Guerin aboard Native Dancer wins in 2:28.6
  • Alec Bedser takes 14-99 (7-55 & 7-44) v Australia
  • Jim Peters runs world record marathon (2:18:40.2)
  • KOAA TV channel 5 in Pueblo-Colorado Spgs, CO (NBC) 1st broadcast

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Oakmont CC: Ben Hogan wins a record-tying 4th US Open title, 6 strokes ahead of runner-up Sam Snead

Golfer Ben Hogan
Golfer
Ben Hogan
Golfer Sam Snead
Golfer
Sam Snead

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestTim Allen

Tim Allen, Canadian comedian (Home Improvement, Jungle2Jungle), born in Denver, Colorado

Actor Tim Allen
Actor
Tim Allen

1953 Highlights

About June 13, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini