On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1953

Historical Events

Historic Event

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill aproves Guyanese Constitution

Election of Interest

Konrad Adenauer elected Chancellor of West Germany


Famous Birthdays

  • Hank Pfister, American tennis star, born in Bakersfield, California
  • Tony Shalhoub, American actor (Wings, Monk, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Famous Deaths

  • James Finlayson, Scottish-American stage, and silent and "talkie" film actor (Laurel and Hardy films), dies of a heart attack at 66
1953 Highlights

About October 9, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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