On This Day

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 (cohesion-tension theory in plants), dies at 84
1953 Highlights

About December 20, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius