On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • David Buss, Evolutionary psychologist
  • Eric Tsang, Hong Kong actor, director and TV host (Super Trio series), born in Hong Kong
  • Irina Rudolfovna Pronina, Russian cosmonaut

Famous Deaths

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