On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1953

Historical Events

  • Burglar alarm-ultrasonic or radio waves patented by Samuel Bagno

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Schuette, American lawyer and politician (53rd Attorney General of Michigan), born in Midland, Michigan

Pat Day

Pat Day, American thoroughbred jockey (9 x winners American Triple Crown races; 6 x US Champion in wins; 2 x US Champion in earnings; $298m career purses), born in Brush, Colorado


Famous Deaths

  • Millard Mitchell, Cuban actor (12 O'Clock High, Gunfighter), dies from lung cancer at 50
1953 Highlights

About October 13, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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