On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1953

Historical Events


Sports record brokenNFL Record

Cleveland Browns' QB Otto Graham sets club record with 4 fumbles

NFL Quarterback Otto Graham
NFL Quarterback
Otto Graham
  • Coal mine in Seraing Belgium explodes, 26 die

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dmitri Shostakovich completes his 10th Symphony

  • KIEM TV channel 3 in Eureka, CA (NBC/CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark McNulty, Irish-Zimbabwean golfer (The Tradition 2007; 16 European Tour titles), born in Bindura, Zimbabwe
  • Muffin Spencer-Devlin, American golfer (3 LPGA Tour titles), born in Piqua, Ohio
1953 Highlights

About October 25, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio