Historical Events In 1953
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Dec 11 On this day in history 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 On this day in history chuck Yeager reaches Mach 2.43 in Bell X-1A rocket plane
Dec 13 In the year 1953 kOAM TV channel 7 in Pittsburg-Joplin, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting
Dec 14 Brooklyn Dodgers sign pitcher Sandy Koufax in the year 1953.
Dec 15 In the year 1953 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 In the year 1953 dmitri Shostakovitch' 10th Symphony, premieres in Leningrad
Dec 18 KATV TV channel 7 in Little Rock, AR (ABC) begins broadcasting in the year 1953.
Dec 19 KFYR TV channel 5 in Bismarck, ND (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Dec 19 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1953.
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 Wellington-Auckland (NZ) express train swept away in flood kills 166 in the year 1953.
Dec 25 Avalanche of lava kills 150 (Ruapehu volcano, New Zealand) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1953 albert Plesman, Dutch aviation pioneer/founder (KLM), dies at 64
Dec 31 Hulan Jack sworn in as Manhattan Borough president on this day in history.