On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1953

Historical Events

  • KEYT TV channel 3 in Santa Barbara, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Claire McCaskill, American politician, junior senator from Missouri
  • Jon Faddis, American jazz trumpeter and educator, born in Oakland, California
  • Steve Grogan, NFL quarterback (New England Patriots)
1953 Highlights

About July 24, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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