What Happened on October 3, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 7th NHL All-Star Game, Montreal Forum: NY Rangers RW Wally Hergesheimer scores twice as All-Stars beat Montreal Canadiens, 3-1
  • KGGM TV channel 13 in Albuquerque, NM (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Ryder Cup Golf, Wentworth: San Snead wins 6 of 7 matches to lead US to 6th consecutive Cup win, 6½-5½ over Great Britain

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

MLB player and manager Sparky Anderson (19) weds childhood sweetheart Carol Valle

MLB Player and Manager Sparky Anderson
MLB Player and Manager
Sparky Anderson

Famous Deaths

  • Arnold Bax, English composer known for his orchestral music (Coronation March), dies at 69
  • Florence Sabin, American Scientist who was the first woman to graduate from Johns Hopkins and the first lifetime woman member of the National Academy of Sciences, dies at 82