On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1953

Historical Events

  • "Buick-Berle Show" debuts on NBC-TV
  • "Make Room for Daddy" starring Danny Thomas, premieres on ABC-TV
  • 1st department store to sell insurance is Carson Pirie Scott in Chicago, Illinois
  • Balt Mayor D'Alesandro buys Veeck's interest in Browns for $2,475,000
  • Milton Berle Show premieres
  • US government gives France $385 million for combat in Indo-China

Famous Birthdays

  • Drake Hogestyn, American actor (7 Brides for 7 Brothers), born in Ft Wayne, Indiana
  • Jean-Claude Lauzon, director/writer (Leola, Night Zoo), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Warren Cromartie, baseball player

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

US Senator Joseph McCarthy (43) weds researcher Jean Kerr at St. Matthews Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

US Senator Joseph McCarthy
US Senator
Joseph McCarthy

1953 Highlights

About September 29, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra