What Happened on December 27, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns 17-16 in NFL championship game

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Kent [The Scud Stud], American newscaster (prominent Gulf War coverage for NBC), born in Alberta, Canada
  • Kevin Wright, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1979)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Broadcasting pioneer Roone Arledge (22) weds Joan Heise at St. Frances de Chantal Parish in Wantagh, New York

Sports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports Roone Arledge
Sports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports
Roone Arledge

Famous Deaths

  • Julian Tuwim, Polish poet (b. 1894)