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Historical Events In 1953

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 13   KOAM TV channel 7 in Pittsburg-Joplin, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history wJHG TV channel 7 in Panama City, FL (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting  

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   In the year 1953 dmitri Shostakovitch' 10th Symphony, premieres in Leningrad  

Dec 18   In the year 1953 kATV TV channel 7 in Little Rock, AR (ABC) begins broadcasting  

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

Dec 19   In the year 1953 robert A Millikan, US physicist (Nobel 1923), dies at 85  

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

Dec 21   On this day in history 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   In the year 1953 wellington-Auckland (NZ) express train swept away in flood kills 166  

Dec 25   On this day in history avalanche of lava kills 150 (Ruapehu volcano, New Zealand)  

Dec 27   On this day in history detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns 17-16 in NFL championship game  

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   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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1953.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Heinrich Kaspar Schmid, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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

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

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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