On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1953

Historical Events

Historic Event

Earl Warren sworn in as 14th Chief Justice of US Supreme Court

  • The first documented recovery meeting of Narcotics Anonymous is held.

Famous Birthdays

  • James Lascelles, British grandson of English princess Mary, born in Bayswater, London
  • John Stachniewski, scholar/teacher
  • Sandra "Puma" Jones, rocker (Black Uhuru), born in Kingston, Jamaica

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich Wolf, writer, dies at 64
1953 Highlights

About October 5, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Look At That Girl - Guy Mitchell