On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1953

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Brooklyn Dodgers sign pitcher Sandy Koufax

Baseball Pitcher Sandy Koufax
Baseball 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? 66 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius