What Happened on September 15, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Boxing's NBA adopts 10-pt-must-scoring-system (10 pts to round winner)
  • KVOA TV channel 4 in Tucson, AZ (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • WVEC TV channel 13 in Hampton-Norfolk, VA (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Heuchan, Kingston Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Alberta-7th)
  • Jerry Page, golfer (largest PGA victory margin)
  • Pat Barrett, rocker (Crew Cuts)

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Thibaud, French violinist, dies