On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1953

Historical Events

  • Most runs scored in 1 inning (17 by Red Sox)
  • Riots in East Germany for reunification

Historic Event

US Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas stays executions of spies Julius & Ethel Rosenberg scheduled for next day their 14th anniversary


Famous Deaths

  • Walter Niemann, German composer, dies at 76
1953 Highlights

About June 17, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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