On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1953

Historical Events

  • KSBW TV channel 8 in Salinas-Monterey, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • WEHT TV channel 25 in Evansville, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Jani Allan, South African journalist and media personality, born in London
  • RenĂ©e Geyer, Australian singer ("It's A Man's Man's World"; "Stares and Whispers"), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Tommy Shaw, American rock guitarist, and singer (Styx - "Come Sail Away"; Damn Yankees), born in Montgomery, Alabama
1953 Highlights

About September 11, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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