On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1953

Historical Events

  • Viet-Minh offensive in Laos
  • WHYN (now WGGB) TV channel 40 in Springfield-Holyoke, MA (ABC) begins

Famous Birthdays

  • David Buss, American Evolutionary psychologist
  • Eric Tsang, Hong Kong actor, director and TV host (Super Trio series), born in Hong Kong

Famous Deaths

  • Emmanuel de Bom, Flemish writer (Scheldelucht), dies at 84
1953 Highlights

About April 14, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries