On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1953

Historical Events

  • 1st jet transcontinental nonstop scheduled service
  • Dystopian novel "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury is published in the US

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Singer Julius LaRosa is fired on TV by Arthur Godfrey

Radio and TV Host Arthur Godfrey
Radio and TV Host
Arthur Godfrey

1953 Highlights

About October 19, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra