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Historical Events In 1953

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Dec 11   On this day in history 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   On this day in history chuck Yeager reaches Mach 2.43 in Bell X-1A rocket plane  

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

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

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

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

Dec 19   KFYR TV channel 5 in Bismarck, ND (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Dec 19   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1953.  

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   Wellington-Auckland (NZ) express train swept away in flood kills 166 in the year 1953.  

Dec 25   Avalanche of lava kills 150 (Ruapehu volcano, New Zealand) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1953 birth of norberto Alonso, Argentine footballer  

Jan 05   In the year 1953 birth of pamela Sue Martin, Westport Ct, actress (Nancy Drew, Fallon-Dynasty)  

Jan 05   Steve Archer, American singer (The Archers) was born in the year 1953.  

Jan 05   Mike Rann, Australian politician was born in the year 1953.  

Jan 05   George Tenet, American CIA director was born in the year 1953.  

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   Hank Williams, country singer (Cold Cold Heart), dies at 29 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1953 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   In the year 1953 ernst H Ridder Rappard, Dutch Nazi founder (NSNAP), dies at 53  

Jan 12   Simeon Roncal, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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