On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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

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