On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1953

Historical Events

  • KFDA TV channel 10 in Amarillo, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Bertrand, Canadian politician (Liberal Party of Canada), born in Fort-Coulonge, Quebec, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Carol II, King of Romania (1930-40), dies at 59
  • Rachilde [Marguerite Vallette-Eymery], French author, dies at 93
1953 Highlights

About April 4, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries