What Happened on December 12, 1953

Historical Events

Historic Invention

Chuck Yeager reaches Mach 2.43 in Bell X-1A rocket plane

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Kulick, American rock guitarist and singer (KISS, 1984-96; Union, 1997-2002), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Evette Benton, American soul session and touring vocalist (Sweethearts of Sigma; Patti Labelle), born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 2021)
Born in 1953
1953 Highlights

About December 12, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Answer Me - David Whitfield