On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1953

Historical Events

  • "In the Jailhouse Now" single recorded by Webb Pierce (Billboard Song of the Year 1955)
  • "Kismet" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 583 performances

<b>Republican</b> PartyRepublican Party

Eisenhower criticizes McCarthy for saying communists are in the Republican Party

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Premier of Dmitri Shostakovich' 5th String Quartet


Famous Birthdays

  • Franz Klammer, Austrian alpine skier (Olympic gold downhill 1976; World C'ships gold combined 1974, downhill 1976), born in Mooswald, Carinthia, Austria
  • Robert Guediguian, French director (The Snows of Kilimanjaro), born in Marseille, France
1953 Highlights

About December 3, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius