What Happened on November 9, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Cambodia (aka Kampuchea) gains independence from Fance, within the French Union
  • KTVQ TV channel 2 in Billings, MT (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Supreme Court rules Major League baseball exempt from anti-trust laws

Famous Birthdays

  • GaĆ©tan Hart, Canadian boxer

Famous Deaths

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Abdulaziz Ibn Saud, Founder and first King of Saudi Arabia (1932-53), dies of a heart attack at 78

Founder of Saudi Arabia Ibn Saud
Founder of Saudi Arabia
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  • Dylan Thomas, author-poet (Adv in skin trade), dies in NY at 39