On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1953

Historical Events

  • WTVM TV channel 9 in Columbus, GA (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Klaas Bruinsma, Dutch drug lord (d. 1991)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

MLB baseball player Hank Aaron (19) weds Barbara Lucas (divorced 1971)

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron

Famous Deaths

  • Porter Hall, American actor (Half-Breed, Double Indemnity), dies of a heart attack at 64
1953 Highlights

About October 6, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra