On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1953

Historical Events


Historic PublicationTV Guide's First Issue

American magazine "TV Guide" publishes 1st issue, features on the cover the new born baby of actors Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz Jr.

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TV Guide's first edition with Desi Arnaz Jr. on the cover
TV Guide's first edition with Desi Arnaz Jr. on the cover
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Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Taubman, Jewish-American singer (Friday Night Live), born in Millington, Tennessee
  • Huub van der Lubbe, Dutch rock singer (Stampei-The Dike), born in Amsterdam
1953 Highlights

About April 3, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries