On This Day

What Happened on June 14, 1953

Historical Events


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Eisenhower condemns McCarthy's book burning proposal

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • 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? 67 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini