On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • St Louis Browns officially become the Baltimore Baseball Club Inc
  • The remaining human inhabitants of the Blasket Islands, Kerry, Ireland are evacuated to the mainland
  • United States joins the United Nations in condemning Israel's raid on Jordan on October 4, 1953

Famous Birthdays

  • Dino Martin Jr, rocker
  • Jilly Johnson, England, vocalist (Blonde on Blonde)