On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1953

Historical Events

  • MLB St. Louis Browns Alva "Bobo" Holloman, in his first start game as starting pitcher, no-hits visiting 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

Tony 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? 68 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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