What Happened on October 20, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • WRAU (now WHOI) TV channel 19 in Peoria, IL (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Nunn, American actor (Do the Right Thing), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Keith Hernandez, MLB 1st baseman (St Louis Cardinals, NY Mets), born in San Francisco, California

MLB First Baseman Keith Hernandez
MLB First Baseman
Keith Hernandez

Famous Deaths

  • Werner Baumbach, German bomber pilot (b. 1916)