On This Day

What Happened on June 14, 1953

Historical Events

Historic Event

Eisenhower condemns McCarthy's book burning proposal

Music History

Elvis Presley graduates from L. C. Humes High School in Memphis, Tennessee

  • Military coup by General Gustavo Rojas Pinilla in Colombia
  • Yanks sweep Indians 6-2, 3-0 before 74,708 win streak at 18 straight

Famous Birthdays

  • David Thomas, American singer and songwriter (Pere Ubu), born in Miami, Florida
  • Janet Mackey, New Zealand politician (Member of the New Zealand Parliament for East Coast), born in Auckland, New Zealand
1953 Highlights

About June 14, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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