On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1953

Historical Events

  • A Baltimore group purchases St Louis Browns

Famous Birthdays

Denis Potvin

Denis Potvin, Canadian born NHL defenseman (NY Islanders - Norris trophy), born in Vanier, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • William Kapell, American concert pianist and recording artist, dies in a plane crash at 31
1953 Highlights

About October 29, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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