What Happened on October 4, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Jim Peters runs world record marathon (2:17:39.4)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mickey Mantle hits a grand slam in World Series

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Famous Birthdays

  • Andreas Vollenweider, Swiss new-age harpist (Down to the Moon), born in Zürich, Switzerland
  • Gil "The Bird" Moore, Canadian rock drummer and vocalist (Triumph), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Tchéky Karyo, Turkish-French actor