On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1953

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Konrad Adenauer's CDU wins elections in German Federal Republic

Chancellor of West Germany Konrad Adenauer
Chancellor of West Germany
Konrad Adenauer

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Roy Campanella sets record for HRs by a catcher at 38

MLB Catcher Roy Campanella
MLB Catcher
Roy Campanella

Famous Birthdays

  • Katherine Cannon, American actress (Father Murphy, Survivors), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Mohamed Kedir, Ethiopian 10k runner (Olympic bronze 1980), born in Ethiopia
1953 Highlights

About September 6, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo