Historical Events In 1953
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Dec 11 KTVA TV channel 11 in Anchorage (CBS) becomes Alaska's 1st TV station in the year 1953.
Dec 11 KTVA, Anchorage becomes Alaska's first TV station on this day in history.
Dec 12 In the year 1953 chuck Yeager reaches Mach 2.43 in Bell X-1A rocket plane
Dec 13 KOAM TV channel 7 in Pittsburg-Joplin, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting in the year 1953.
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 WJHG TV channel 7 in Panama City, FL (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting in the year 1953.
Dec 16 In the year 1953 1st White House Press Conference (Pres Eisenhower & 161 reporters)
Dec 16 The Delaware Water Gap Bridge, linking New Jersey with Pennsylvania, opens to traffic on this day in history.
Dec 17 On this day in history dmitri Shostakovitch' 10th Symphony, premieres in Leningrad
Dec 18 On this day in history kATV TV channel 7 in Little Rock, AR (ABC) begins broadcasting
Dec 19 On this day in history kFYR TV channel 5 in Bismarck, ND (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
Dec 19 Robert A Millikan, US physicist (Nobel 1923), dies at 85 in the year 1953.
Dec 20 KID (now KIDK) TV channel 3 in Idaho Falls, ID (CBS) 1st broadcasting on this day in history.
Dec 21 KOMU TV channel 8 in Columbia, MO (NBC/PBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Dec 22 On this day in history jack Dunn III, owner of Balt Orioles in Intl League, turns name over to newly relocated St Louis Browns
Dec 23 Dodgers 2nd baseman Jim "Junior" Gilliam wins NL Rookie of Year on this day in history.
Dec 23 On this day in history lavrenti P Beria, soviet minister of internal security, executed
Dec 24 2 fast express trains crash head-on killing 103 (Czechoslovakia) on this day in history.
Dec 24 On this day in history wellington-Auckland (NZ) express train swept away in flood kills 166
Dec 25 In the year 1953 avalanche of lava kills 150 (Ruapehu volcano, New Zealand)
Dec 27 Detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns 17-16 in NFL championship game in the year 1953.
Dec 28 On this day in history wLBT TV channel 3 in Jackson, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting
Dec 30 On this day in history 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 On this day in history albert Plesman, Dutch aviation pioneer/founder (KLM), dies at 64
Dec 31 Hulan Jack sworn in as Manhattan Borough president in the year 1953.