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 (69 years old)

American thoroughbred jockey (9 x winner of the American Triple Crown; 6 x US Champion in wins; 2 x US Champion in earnings; $298m career purses), born in Brush, Colorado

Born in 1953

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? 69 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Look At That Girl - Guy Mitchell