On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1953

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st live US coast-to-coast inauguration address (Eisenhower)

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 1st US telecast transmitted to Canada from Buffalo, New York
1953 Highlights

About January 20, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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