What Happened on December 20, 1953

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 who originated the cohesion-tension theory of water and mineral movement in plants, dies at 84

About December 20, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Answer Me - David Whitfield