On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1953

Historical Events

  • WAFB TV channel 9 in Baton Rouge, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Rod Morgenstein, American musician (Winger), born in NYC, New York
  • Ruby Wax, British actress (Girls on Top), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Sara Simeoni, Italian high jumper (Olympic gold 1980), born in Rivoli Veronese, Italy
1953 Highlights

About April 19, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries