What Happened on December 9, 1953

Historical Events

  • General Electric announces all Communist employees will be fired
  • Montreal Canadiens (106) & Toronto Maple Leafs (98) combine for 204 penalty minutes

Famous Birthdays

John Malkovich

John Malkovich, American actor (The Killing Fields; Dangerous Liaisons), born in Christopher, Illinois

  • World B. Free [Lloyd Bernard Free], American NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers; Cleveland Cavaliers; Golden State Warriors), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Famous Weddings

Milton Berle

Entertainer Milton Berle (45) marries for the third time Ruth Cosgrove (32)

1953 Highlights

About December 9, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Answer Me - David Whitfield