On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1953

Historical Events

  • A Baltimore group purchases St Louis Browns

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestDenis Potvin

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

NHL Star Denis Potvin
NHL Star
Denis Potvin

Famous Deaths

  • William Kapell, American 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? 67 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio