On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1953

Historical Events

  • KRBC TV channel 9 in Abilene, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • WKBG (now WLVI) TV channel 56 in Cambridge-Boston, MA (IND) begins

Famous Birthdays

  • György Károly, Hungarian author
  • Marcia Clark [Kleks], LA DA (O.J. Simpson Case), born in Berkeley, California
  • Miguel Ángel Guerra, Argentine racing driver
1953 Highlights

About August 31, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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