On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Tournament

LPGA Western Golf Open Women's Golf, Capital City Club: Louise Suggs defeats Patty Berg, 6 & 5 in the final

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian J Duffy, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 45, 57, 72, sk:92), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Raúl Ramírez, Mexican tennis player, born in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
  • Willy Rampf, German F1 technical director (BMW Sauber)

Famous Deaths

  • Hendrik de Man, sociologist (Belgian Working people Party), dies at 67