What Happened on April 4, 1953

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Chen Yi, Chinese-American violinist, composer (From the Path of Beauty), and educator (UMKC Conservatory, 2006-present), born in Guangzhou, China
  • Robert Bertrand, Canadian politician (Liberal Party of Canada), born in Fort-Coulonge, Quebec, Canada
Born in 1953

Famous Deaths

  • Carol II, King of Romania (1930-40), dies at 59
  • Rachilde [Marguerite Vallette-Eymery], French author (Monsieur Venus, "Why I am not a Feminist"), dies at 93
1953 Highlights

About April 4, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Broken Wings - Stargazers