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

Hank Aaron

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

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? 68 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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