Historical Events In 1953
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Dec 11 In the year 1953 kTVA TV channel 11 in Anchorage (CBS) becomes Alaska's 1st TV station
Dec 11 In the year 1953 kTVA, Anchorage becomes Alaska's first TV station
Dec 12 Chuck Yeager reaches Mach 2.43 in Bell X-1A rocket plane on this day in history.
Dec 13 KOAM TV channel 7 in Pittsburg-Joplin, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Dec 14 In the year 1953 brooklyn Dodgers sign pitcher Sandy Koufax
Dec 15 On this day in history kishio Hirao, composer, dies at 46
Dec 15 On this day in history wJHG TV channel 7 in Panama City, FL (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
Dec 16 1st White House Press Conference (Pres Eisenhower & 161 reporters) in the year 1953.
Dec 16 In the year 1953 the Delaware Water Gap Bridge, linking New Jersey with Pennsylvania, opens to traffic.
Dec 17 In the year 1953 dmitri Shostakovitch' 10th Symphony, premieres in Leningrad
Dec 18 In the year 1953 kATV TV channel 7 in Little Rock, AR (ABC) begins broadcasting
Dec 19 KFYR TV channel 5 in Bismarck, ND (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting in the year 1953.
Dec 19 In the year 1953 robert A Millikan, US physicist (Nobel 1923), dies at 85
Dec 20 On this day in history kID (now KIDK) TV channel 3 in Idaho Falls, ID (CBS) 1st broadcasting
Dec 21 On this day in history kOMU TV channel 8 in Columbia, MO (NBC/PBS) begins broadcasting
Dec 22 Jack Dunn III, owner of Balt Orioles in Intl League, turns name over to newly relocated St Louis Browns in the year 1953.
Dec 23 Dodgers 2nd baseman Jim "Junior" Gilliam wins NL Rookie of Year on this day in history.
Dec 23 Lavrenti P Beria, soviet minister of internal security, executed in the year 1953.
Dec 24 2 fast express trains crash head-on killing 103 (Czechoslovakia) on this day in history.
Dec 24 In the year 1953 wellington-Auckland (NZ) express train swept away in flood kills 166
Dec 25 On this day in history avalanche of lava kills 150 (Ruapehu volcano, New Zealand)
Dec 27 On this day in history detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns 17-16 in NFL championship game
Dec 28 WLBT TV channel 3 in Jackson, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting in the year 1953.
Dec 30 In the year 1953 electronics manufacturer Admiral unveils the first color television set for consumers, priced at a modest $1,175.
Dec 30 The first ever NTSC color television sets go on sale for about USD at $1,175 each from RCA in the year 1953.
Dec 31 In the year 1953 albert Plesman, Dutch aviation pioneer/founder (KLM), dies at 64
Dec 31 On this day in history hulan Jack sworn in as Manhattan Borough president