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Historical Events In 1953

Sunday, 16 January 2022

Dec 11   KTVA TV channel 11 in Anchorage (CBS) becomes Alaska's 1st TV station on this day in history.  

Dec 11   In the year 1953 kTVA, Anchorage becomes Alaska's first TV station  

Dec 12   Chuck Yeager reaches Mach 2.43 in Bell X-1A rocket plane in the year 1953.  

Dec 13   On this day in history kOAM TV channel 7 in Pittsburg-Joplin, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting  

Dec 14   Brooklyn Dodgers sign pitcher Sandy Koufax on this day in history.  

Dec 15   In the year 1953 kishio Hirao, composer, dies at 46  

Dec 15   WJHG TV channel 7 in Panama City, FL (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Dec 16   1st White House Press Conference (Pres Eisenhower & 161 reporters) in the year 1953.  

Dec 16   In the year 1953 the Delaware Water Gap Bridge, linking New Jersey with Pennsylvania, opens to traffic.  

Dec 17   Dmitri Shostakovitch' 10th Symphony, premieres in Leningrad on this day in history.  

Dec 18   On this day in history kATV TV channel 7 in Little Rock, AR (ABC) begins broadcasting  

Dec 19   In the year 1953 kFYR TV channel 5 in Bismarck, ND (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting  

Dec 19   On this day in history robert A Millikan, US physicist (Nobel 1923), dies at 85  

Dec 20   In the year 1953 kID (now KIDK) TV channel 3 in Idaho Falls, ID (CBS) 1st broadcasting  

Dec 21   KOMU TV channel 8 in Columbia, MO (NBC/PBS) begins broadcasting in the year 1953.  

Dec 22   On this day in history jack Dunn III, owner of Balt Orioles in Intl League, turns name over to newly relocated St Louis Browns  

Dec 23   On this day in history dodgers 2nd baseman Jim "Junior" Gilliam wins NL Rookie of Year  

Dec 23   Lavrenti P Beria, soviet minister of internal security, executed in the year 1953.  

Dec 24   2 fast express trains crash head-on killing 103 (Czechoslovakia) in the year 1953.  

Dec 24   On this day in history wellington-Auckland (NZ) express train swept away in flood kills 166  

Dec 25   Avalanche of lava kills 150 (Ruapehu volcano, New Zealand) in the year 1953.  

Dec 27   Detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns 17-16 in NFL championship game in the year 1953.  

Dec 28   On this day in history wLBT TV channel 3 in Jackson, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting  

Dec 30   Electronics manufacturer Admiral unveils the first color television set for consumers, priced at a modest $1,175 in the year 1953.  

Dec 30   The first ever NTSC color television sets go on sale for about USD at $1,175 each from RCA in the year 1953.  

Dec 31   Albert Plesman, Dutch aviation pioneer/founder (KLM), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Dec 31   On this day in history hulan Jack sworn in as Manhattan Borough president  

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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   In the year 1953 birth of norberto Alonso, Argentine footballer  

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   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   Agha Zahid, cricketer (open batting for Pak v WI 1975, scored 14 & 1) was born in the year 1953.  

Jan 07   In the year 1953 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   In the year 1953 hank Williams, country singer (Cold Cold Heart), dies at 29  

Jan 04   In the year 1953 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   On this day in history heinrich Kaspar Schmid, composer, dies at 78  

Jan 09   Hans Aanrud, Norwegian author (Storken), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Golden Cage), dies at 56  

Jan 11   On this day in history ernst H Ridder Rappard, Dutch Nazi founder (NSNAP), dies at 53  

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

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