What Happened on September 7, 1953

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Roy Campanella sets catcher record of 125 (en route to 142) RBIs

US Men's Tennis Open

US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Tony Trabert beats fellow American Vic Seixas 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 to win his first of 5 major titles

US Open Women's Tennis

US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: In an all-American final Maureen Connolly becomes first female to achieve a Grand Slam; beats Doris Hart 6-2, 6-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Bossi, American rock saxophonist (Romeo Void), born in San Francisco, California
  • Michael Byron, American classical composer (Tidal), born in Chicago, Illinois
1953 Highlights

About September 7, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Look At That Girl - Guy Mitchell