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Historical Events In 1953

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Dec 11   KTVA TV channel 11 in Anchorage (CBS) becomes Alaska's 1st TV station in the year 1953.  

Dec 11   KTVA, Anchorage becomes Alaska's first TV station on this day in history.  

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

Dec 13   KOAM TV channel 7 in Pittsburg-Joplin, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting in the year 1953.  

Dec 14   In the year 1953 brooklyn Dodgers sign pitcher Sandy Koufax  

Dec 15   On this day in history kishio Hirao, composer, dies at 46  

Dec 15   WJHG TV channel 7 in Panama City, FL (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting in the year 1953.  

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

Dec 16   The Delaware Water Gap Bridge, linking New Jersey with Pennsylvania, opens to traffic on this day in history.  

Dec 17   On this day in history dmitri Shostakovitch' 10th Symphony, premieres in Leningrad  

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

Dec 19   On this day in history kFYR TV channel 5 in Bismarck, ND (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting  

Dec 19   Robert A Millikan, US physicist (Nobel 1923), dies at 85 in the year 1953.  

Dec 20   KID (now KIDK) TV channel 3 in Idaho Falls, ID (CBS) 1st broadcasting on this day in history.  

Dec 21   KOMU TV channel 8 in Columbia, MO (NBC/PBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

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   Dodgers 2nd baseman Jim "Junior" Gilliam wins NL Rookie of Year on this day in history.  

Dec 23   On this day in history lavrenti P Beria, soviet minister of internal security, executed  

Dec 24   2 fast express trains crash head-on killing 103 (Czechoslovakia) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 25   In the year 1953 avalanche of lava kills 150 (Ruapehu volcano, New Zealand)  

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   On this day in history electronics manufacturer Admiral unveils the first color television set for consumers, priced at a modest $1,175.  

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   On this day in history albert Plesman, Dutch aviation pioneer/founder (KLM), dies at 64  

Dec 31   Hulan Jack sworn in as Manhattan Borough president in the year 1953.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1953

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Angelo Parisi, France, heavyweight judo (Olympic-gold-1980) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Pamela Sue Martin, Westport Ct, actress (Nancy Drew, Fallon-Dynasty) was born in the year 1953.  

Jan 05   In the year 1953 birth of steve Archer, American singer (The Archers)  

Jan 05   Mike Rann, Australian politician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1953 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   Hank Williams, country singer (Cold Cold Heart), dies at 29 in the year 1953.  

Jan 04   Arthur Hoyt, actor (Gold Rush Gertie, Lost World), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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   Hans Aanrud, Norwegian author (Storken), dies at 89 in the year 1953.  

Jan 10   In the year 1953 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   On this day in history simeon Roncal, composer, dies at 82  

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