On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1953

Historical Events

  • 1st Chevrolet Corvette manufactured

Famous Birthdays

  • Hal Lindes, American-English rock guitarist (Dire Straits, 1980-85), and film score composer, born in Monterey, California

Famous Deaths

  • Charles William Miller, father of football in Brazil (b. 1874)
  • Elsa Beskow, Swedish children's author and illustrator, dies at 79
  • Gote Carlid, Swedish composer, dies at 32
1953 Highlights

About June 30, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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