What Happened on October 2, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" opens at John Golden NYC for 849 performances
  • Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Carl Erskine sets a Baseball World Series record with 14 strikeouts in a 3-2 Game 3 win against the New York Yankees.

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernest Bai Koroma, Sierra Leonean politician, President of Sierra Leone (2007-), born in Makeni, Sierra Leone