On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1953

Historical Events

  • Egyptian Premier General Naguib disbands all political parties
  • KXLY TV channel 4 in Spokane, WA (ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Jay Mathews, American neo-Nazi, born in Marfa, Texas (d. 1984)
1953 Highlights

About January 16, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: You Belong To Me - Jo Stafford