What Happened on September 26, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Billy Hunter is last St Louis Browns player to homer in a game
  • KERO TV channel 23 in Bakersfield, CA (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Polish government fires/imprisons Cardinal Wyszynski
  • US & Spain sign defense treaty (4 US bases in Spain)

Famous Birthdays

  • Aivars Lembergs, Latvian politician
  • Dolores Keane, Irish folk singer

Famous Deaths

  • Xu Beihong, Chinese painter (b. 1895)