On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1953

Historical Events

  • "Bob & Ray Show" TV Variety last air on NBC
  • "Juvenile Jury" TV Children's last airs on NBC, moved to CBS
  • "Racket Squad" TV Crime Drama last airs on CBS
  • Dutch government proclaims 5% general pay increase on Jan 1, 1954
  • KOAT TV channel 7 in Albuquerque, NM (ABC/PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Diamond, Scottish singer-songwriter (I Should Have Known Better), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestEdwin Hubble

Edwin Hubble, American astronomer, first to announce existence of other galaxies, dies at 63

Astronomer Edwin Hubble
Astronomer
Edwin Hubble

1953 Highlights

About September 28, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra