On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 1953

Historical Events

  • Westchester conference of American Library Association proclaims "Freedom to Read"
  • WTVO TV channel 17 in Rockford, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Hall, American rock bassist (Reo Speedwagon), born in Champaign, Illinois
1953 Highlights

About May 3, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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