On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1953

Historical Events

  • Los Angeles Dodgers sign Walter Alston to a 1-year pact as manager for 1954; signs 23 one year agreements until 1976

Famous Birthdays

  • Glenn Withrow, American actor
  • Tod Machover, composer

Famous Deaths

  • George Alexander Russell, American organist, composer and the first Frick Professor of Music for Princeton University, dies at 73
  • Robert Lightfoot, English theologist and exegetist, dies at 70
1953 Highlights

About November 24, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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