On This Day

What Happened on November 13, 1953

Historical Events

Music History

Dmitri Shostakovich's 4th String Quartet premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrés Manuel López Obrador [AMOL], Mexican politician, President of Mexico (2018-), born in Tepetitán, Mexico
  • Andy "the Clobberer" Ranken, English Celtic-punk rock drummer (The Pogues), born in London
  • Bob Brett, Australian tennis coach (Boris Becker, Goran Ivanišević, Marin Čilić), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2021)
  • Frances Conroy, American actress
  • Larry Miller, comedian (Dream On, Favor, Dream Lover)
  • Tracy Scoggins, actress (Colbys, Gumshoe Kid), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Waswo_X._Waswo, American Photographer
1953 Highlights

About November 13, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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