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? 67 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius