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Historical Events In 1953

Monday, 03 October 2022

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

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

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

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

Dec 14   Brooklyn Dodgers sign pitcher Sandy Koufax in the year 1953.  

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   1st White House Press Conference (Pres Eisenhower & 161 reporters) on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 18   KATV TV channel 7 in Little Rock, AR (ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

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

Dec 19   Robert A Millikan, US physicist (Nobel 1923), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 22   Jack Dunn III, owner of Balt Orioles in Intl League, turns name over to newly relocated St Louis Browns in the year 1953.  

Dec 23   Dodgers 2nd baseman Jim "Junior" Gilliam wins NL Rookie of Year on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Dec 24   Wellington-Auckland (NZ) express train swept away in flood kills 166 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 28   WLBT TV channel 3 in Jackson, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting in the year 1953.  

Dec 30   In the year 1953 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   In the year 1953 albert Plesman, Dutch aviation pioneer/founder (KLM), dies at 64  

Dec 31   Hulan Jack sworn in as Manhattan Borough president on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1953 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   Mike Rann, Australian politician was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Earl Wilber Force "Wire" Lindo, rocker (Bob Marley & the Wailers) was born in the year 1953.  

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

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 in the year 1953.  

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

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