On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 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