On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1953

Historical Events

  • 20th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Detroit 24, All-Stars 10 (93,818)
  • KXLF TV channel 4 in Butte, MT (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Cliff Johnson, American computer game author, born in Hanover, New Hampshire
  • James Horner, American film composer (Titanic; Apollo 13; Avatar), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
1953 Highlights

About August 14, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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