On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1953

Historical Events

Sports History

Brooklyn Dodgers sign pitcher Sandy Koufax

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Toplyn, comedic writer (Late Night with David Letterman), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mikael Odenberg, Swedish politician (Minister for Defence), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • RenĂ© Eespere, Soviet-born Estonian composer, born in Tallinn, Estonia
  • Vangelis Meimarakis, Greek lawyer and politician, born in Athens, Greece
  • Vijay Amritraj, Indian tennis player and actor (Octopussy), born in Chennai, India
1953 Highlights

About December 14, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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