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Historical Events In 1953

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Oct 16   On this day in history fidel Castro sentenced to 15 years (Havana)  

Oct 18   Douwe Kalma, Fries literature/christian-socialist, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Oct 18   WLJT TV channel 11 in Lexington, TN (PBS) begins broadcasting in the year 1953.  

Oct 19   On this day in history 1st jet transcontinental nonstop scheduled service  

Oct 19   First jet transcontinental nonstop scheduled service in the year 1953.  

Oct 20   WRAU (now WHOI) TV channel 19 in Peoria, IL (ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Oct 22   On this day in history laos gains full independence from France  

Oct 23   France grants Laos' sovereignty on this day in history.  

Oct 23   Maurice Lugeon, Swiss geologist (nappism), dies at 83 in the year 1953.  

Oct 24   Ernest Irving, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1953.  

Oct 24   In the year 1953 kOOL (now KTSP) TV channel 10 in Phoenix, AZ (CBS) begins broadcasting  

Oct 25   In the year 1953 cleveland Browns' QB Otto Graham sets club record with 4 fumbles  

Oct 26   Great Britain performs nuclear test at Emu Field Australia on this day in history.  

Oct 27   Zdzislaw Jachimecki, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Oct 28   Bud Grant of Winnipeg Blue Bombers intercepts 5 passes (record) in the year 1953.  

Oct 29   A Baltimore group purchases St Louis Browns on this day in history.  

Oct 30   In the year 1953 dr Albert Schweitzer & Gen George C Marshall win Nobel Peace Prize  

Oct 30   Dr Albert Schweitzer &Gen George C Marshall win Nobel Peace Prize in the year 1953.  

Oct 31   TV broadcasting begins in Belgium in the year 1953.  

Nov 02   Pakistan becomes islamic republic on this day in history.  

Nov 03   First live color coast-to-coast telecast (NYC) on this day in history.  

Nov 04   In the year 1953 eddie Joost succeeds Jimmy Dykes as the manager of Phila A's  

Nov 04   On this day in history elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, composer, dies at 89  

Nov 05   Nobel prize for physics awarded/appended on Frederik Zernicke on this day in history.  

Nov 05   Paul Searls saws a 32" log in 86.4 seconds on this day in history.  

Nov 06   On this day in history french National Meeting grants Saarland more autonomy  

Nov 06   In the year 1953 john Parsons Beach, composer, dies at 76  

Nov 07   In the year 1953 wIS TV channel 10 in Columbia, SC (NBC) begins broadcasting  

Nov 08   In the year 1953 iwan Bunin, writer, dies at 83  

Nov 08   Salazars party wins all parliament seats in Portugal in the year 1953.  

Nov 09   Abdul-Aziz ibn Sa'ud, founder of Saudi Arabia, dies at about 73 on this day in history.  

Nov 09   Cambodia (now Kampuchea) gains independence within French Union in the year 1953.  

Nov 09   Supreme Court rules Major League baseball exempt from anti-trust laws in the year 1953.  

Nov 10   Giants end their tour of Japan (players got $331 of $3,000 promised) in the year 1953.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1953

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of angelo Parisi, France, heavyweight judo (Olympic-gold-1980)  

Jan 04   Norberto Alonso, Argentine footballer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of pamela Sue Martin, Westport Ct, actress (Nancy Drew, Fallon-Dynasty)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of steve Archer, American singer (The Archers)  

Jan 05   In the year 1953 birth of mike Rann, Australian politician  

Jan 05   In the year 1953 birth of george Tenet, American CIA director  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of agha Zahid, cricketer (open batting for Pak v WI 1975, scored 14 & 1)  

Jan 07   Earl Wilber Force "Wire" Lindo, rocker (Bob Marley & the Wailers) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1953

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Hank Williams, country singer (Cold Cold Heart), dies at 29 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history arthur Hoyt, actor (Gold Rush Gertie, Lost World), dies at 78  

Jan 07   In the year 1953 death of osa Johnson, American explorer (b. 1894)  

Jan 08   Heinrich Kaspar Schmid, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1953 hans Aanrud, Norwegian author (Storken), dies at 89  

Jan 10   Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Golden Cage), dies at 56 in the year 1953.  

Jan 11   Ernst H Ridder Rappard, Dutch Nazi founder (NSNAP), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1953 simeon Roncal, composer, dies at 82  

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