What Happened on June 17, 1953

Historical Events

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

Event of Interest

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

1953 History

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Niemann, German composer, dies at 76

About June 17, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I Believe - Frankie Laine