On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • KFYR TV channel 5 in Bismarck, ND (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter McEwan, cricketer (NZ batsman early 80's)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestRobert A. Millikan

Robert A. Millikan, American physicist (Nobel 1923), dies at 85

  • Rudolf Leonhard, writer, dies