On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1953

Historical Events

  • St. Louis Browns pitcher Bobo Holloman MLB debut; no-hits Philadelphia A's, 6-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Graeme Souness, Scottish footballer/manager
  • Lynn Whitfield, American actress (Josephine Baker, Equal Justice), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Michelle Courchesne, Quebec politician

Person of interestTony Blair

Tony Blair, British Prime Minister (Labour: 1997-2007), born in Edinburgh, Scotland

British Prime Minister Tony Blair
British Prime Minister
Tony Blair

1953 Highlights

About May 6, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus