On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1953

Historical Events

  • KROC (now KTTC) TV channel 10 in Rochester, MN (NBC) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas J. Feith, American Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Philece Sampler, American actress (Donna Love-Another World), born in San Angelo, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Hilaire Belloc, Anglo-French author (Path to Rome), dies at 82
1953 Highlights

About July 16, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer