On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1953

Historical Events

  • KBOI (now KBCI) TV channel 2 in Boise, ID (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • WJHL TV channel 11 in Johnson City, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Yamada Koun, leader of Sanbo Kyodan line of Zen, found 1st awakening

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Carson, American football player (New York Giants), born in Florence, South Carolina
  • Hilary Benn, British Labour Party politician, born in Hammersmith, London
1953 Highlights

About November 26, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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