On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1953

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Baker, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 43, 52, 68, 81), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Peter Firth, English actor (Equus, Lifeforce, Tess), born in Bradford, England
  • Robert Picardo, American actor (Frame Up, Gremlins 2), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Wass, English cricketer (b. 1873)
  • Zdzislaw Jachimecki, composer, dies at 71
1953 Highlights

About October 27, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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