On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Soviet Spy Ethel Rosenberg
Soviet Spy
Ethel Rosenberg

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Niemann, German composer, dies at 76