On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1953

Historical Events

  • WATR (now WTXX) TV channel 20 in Waterbury, CT (NBC) begins
  • WGEM TV channel 10 in Quincy-Hannibal, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, American actor (Freddie-Welcome Back Kotter), born in New York City, New York
  • Michael Stean, English chess grandmaster, born in London, United Kingdom
1953 Highlights

About September 4, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo