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Historical Events In 1953

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Nov 12   In the year 1953 david Ben-Gurion, resigns as premier of Israel  

Nov 13   Dmitri Shostakovitch' 4th String Quartet, premieres on this day in history.  

Nov 14   WCIA TV channel 3 in Champaign, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Nov 15   WIBW TV channel 13 in Topeka, KS (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Nov 17   St Louis Browns officially become the Baltimore Baseball Club Inc on this day in history.  

Nov 18   Anti-Revolutionary Party (ARP) accept female suffrage on this day in history.  

Nov 19   US Supreme Court rules (7-2) baseball is a sport not a business on this day in history.  

Nov 20   In the year 1953 scott Crossfield in Douglas Skyrocket, 1st to break Mach 2 (1,300 MPH)  

Nov 20   Scott Crossfield in Douglas Skyrocket, first to break Mach 2 (1300 MPH) in the year 1953.  

Nov 21   "Pitdown Man," discovered in 1912 proved to be a hoax on this day in history.  

Nov 21   On this day in history skull of Piltdown Man, long believed to be the missing link, proved to be a hoax  

Nov 23   KVFD (now KTIN) TV channel 21 in Ft Dodge, IA (NBC) 1st broadcast on this day in history.  

Nov 24   Dodgers sign Walter Alston to a 1-year pact as manager for 1954 on this day in history.  

Nov 24   George Alexander Russell, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1953.  

Nov 25   "Guys & Dolls" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 1200 performances in the year 1953.  

Nov 26   In the year 1953 kBOI (now KBCI) TV channel 2 in Boise, ID (CBS) begins broadcasting  

Nov 27   Eugene O'Neill, playwright (Nobel 1936), dies in Boston at 65 in the year 1953.  

Nov 27   On this day in history indians 3rd baseman Al Rosen is unanimously named AL's MVP  

Nov 28   In the year 1953 "Wish You Were Here" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 597 perfs  

Nov 29   On this day in history american Airlines begins 1st regular coml NY-LA air service  

Nov 30   French parachutist under Col De Castries attacks Dien Bien Phu on this day in history.  

Dec 01   In the year 1953 red Sox trade M McDermott & Tom Umphlett for Wash's Jackie Jensen  

Dec 02   On this day in history ernest Hayes, cricketer (Surrey bat played 5 Tests for England), dies  

Dec 03   On this day in history "Kismet" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 583 performances  

Dec 04   Daniel Gregory Mason, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Dec 06   Brown's Lou "Toe" Groza kicks 8 PATs, beating Giants 62-14 in the year 1953.  

Dec 06   Konstanty I Galczynski, Polish poet (Zielona Ges), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

Dec 07   In the year 1953 israel's PM Ben-Gureon retires  

Dec 07   On this day in history israel's PM Ben-Gurion retires  

Dec 08   19th Heisman Trophy Award: John Lattner, Notre Dame (HB) on this day in history.  

Dec 08   In the year 1953 kim Basinger actress was born  

Dec 08   Los Angeles became the third largest city in the U.S. The City of Angels slid past Philadelphia for the distinction in a special census on this day in history.  

Dec 09   On this day in history general Electric announces all Communist employees will be fired  

Dec 10   In the year 1953 "John Murray Anderson's Almanac" opens at Imperial NYC for 229 perfs  

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Famous Birthdays In 1953

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1953 birth of angelo Parisi, France, heavyweight judo (Olympic-gold-1980)  

Jan 04   Norberto Alonso, Argentine footballer was born in the year 1953.  

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

Jan 05   Steve Archer, American singer (The Archers) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of mike Rann, Australian politician  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of george Tenet, American CIA director  

Jan 07   In the year 1953 birth of agha Zahid, cricketer (open batting for Pak v WI 1975, scored 14 & 1)  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of earl Wilber Force "Wire" Lindo, rocker (Bob Marley & the Wailers)  

Famous Deaths In 1953

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Hank Williams, country singer (Cold Cold Heart), dies at 29 in the year 1953.  

Jan 04   In the year 1953 arthur Hoyt, actor (Gold Rush Gertie, Lost World), dies at 78  

Jan 07   Osa Johnson, American explorer (b. 1894) died on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history heinrich Kaspar Schmid, composer, dies at 78  

Jan 09   On this day in history hans Aanrud, Norwegian author (Storken), dies at 89  

Jan 10   Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Golden Cage), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   Simeon Roncal, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1953.  

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