On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • The first ever NTSC color television sets go on sale for about USD at $1,175 each from RCA.

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Kazmaier, American powerlifter
  • Daniel T Barry, PhD/MD/astronaut (STS 72), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • Harald Schmautz, German-born journalist
  • Meredith Vieira, American television journalist