On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1953

Historical Events

  • 1st passenger to fly commercially around the world < 100 hours
  • 86°F in Anchorage, Alaska

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Davis, Australian cricketer (Australian batsman 1973-77), born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Algy Gehrs, Australian cricketer (6 Tests for Australia 1904-11), dies at 72
1953 Highlights

About June 25, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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