On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1953

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Marie Pfaff, Belgian soccer goalkeeper (64 caps; Beveren, Bayern Munich), born in Lebbeke, Belgium
  • Rick Middleton, Canadian ice hockey right wing (Canada Cup gold 1984; NHL All-Star Game 1981-82, 84; Boston Bruins), born in Toronto, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel Gregory Mason, American composer (Chanticker), dies at 80
1953 Highlights

About December 4, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius