On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1953

Historical Events

  • Despite Johnny Mize 2,000th hit, NY Yankees lose ending an 18 game winning streak and also ending St Louis Brown 14 game losing streak

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Mosley, British drummer (Marillion - "Clutching At Straws"), born in Paddington, London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Margaret Bondfield, English politician and 1st British female cabinet minister (Labour), dies at 80
1953 Highlights

About June 16, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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