On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1953

Historical Events


Conference meetingConference of Interest

1st White House Press Conference (President Eisenhower & 161 reporters)

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Charles E Yeager fly > 2,575 kph in Bell X-1A

Famous Birthdays

  • Filip Bolluyt, Dutch actor (Daybreak)
1953 Highlights

About December 16, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius