What Happened on October 3, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 10th Ryder Cup: US wins 6½-5½ at Wentworth, England
  • 7th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 3-1 at Montreal
  • KGGM TV channel 13 in Albuquerque, NM (CBS) begins broadcasting

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