What Happened on September 4, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • WATR (now WTXX) TV channel 20 in Waterbury, CT (NBC) begins
  • WGEM TV channel 10 in Quincy-Hannibal, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Yanks become 1st team to win 5 consecutive championship

Famous Birthdays

  • Kengo Kimura, [Takashi Kimura], wrestler (NJPW)
  • Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, actor (Freddie-Welcome Back Kotter), born in NYC, New York
  • Michael Stean, chess player