On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1953

Historical Events

  • Browns end Yankees win streak at 18 & Browns 14-game losing streak
  • NY Yankees first baseman Johnny Mize is 93rd MLB player to get 2,000 hits
  • NYC Transit Authority forms
  • WLFI TV channel 18 in Lafayette, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Raphael Wallfisch, British concert cellist, born in London, England

Person of interestXi Jinping

Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (2012-) and President of the People's Republic of China (2013-), born in Beijing

Paramount Leader of China Xi Jinping
Paramount Leader of China
Xi Jinping

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Sci-Fi author Arthur C. Clarke (35) weds Marilyn Torgenson in New York

Sci-Fi Author Arthur C. Clarke
Sci-Fi Author
Arthur C. Clarke

1953 Highlights

About June 15, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini