On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • KID (now KIDK) TV channel 3 in Idaho Falls, ID (CBS) 1st broadcasting
  • KWTV TV channel 9 in Oklahoma City, OK (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Horatio Dixon, Irish Biologist (cohesion-tension theory in plants), dies at 84