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Historical Events In 1953

Thursday, 22 April 2021

Jan 16   Egyptian Premier General Naguib disbands all political parties on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Louise Suggs wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history jesse Owens named Illinois Athletic Commission secretary  

Jan 20   On this day in history 1st US telecast transmitted to Canada-from Buffalo NY  

Jan 20   On this day in history the first live coast-to-coast inauguration address (Eisenhower)  

Jan 20   The first US telecast transmitted to Canada-from Buffalo NY in the year 1953.  

Jan 21   John Foster Dulles appointed as Secretary of State in the year 1953.  

Jan 22   Arthur Miller's "Crucible," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history arthur Miller's play, The Crucible, opens on Broadway.  

Jan 23   On this day in history bobby Simpson makes 1st-class debut for New South Wales 16 years 357 days  

Jan 23   Bobby Simpson makes 1st-class debut for NSW 16 yrs 357 days in the year 1953.  

Jan 24   [Karl R] Gerd von Rundstedt, gen-field marshal (Normandy), dies at 77 in the year 1953.  

Jan 25   In Liverpool, the Canadian Pacific liner Empress of Canada destroyed in a dockside fire; used as a troop ship during World War II in the year 1953.  

Jan 25   WABI TV channel 5 in Bangor, ME (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Martinus Nijhoff, Dutch poet/interpreter/linguist, dies at 58 in the year 1953.  

Jan 27   Netherlands end Marshall aid on this day in history.  

Jan 28   On this day in history j Fred Muggs (the chimp) joins NBC's "Today Show"  

Jan 29   1st movie in Cinemascope (The Robe) premieres on this day in history.  

Jan 29   The first movie in Cinemascope (The Robe) premieres in the year 1953.  

Jan 30   On this day in history louis H N Bosch van Rosenthal, Dutch resistance fighter, dies at 68  

Jan 31   "Princess Victoria" capsized off Stanraer Scotland; 133 die in the year 1953.  

Jan 31   Hurricane-like winds flood Netherlands drowning nearly 2,000 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history "General Electric Theater" premieres on CBS TV; Reagan later hosts  

Feb 01   In the year 1953 "You Are There" with Walter Cronkite premieres on CBS television great show for it's time  

Feb 01   In the year 1953 dr A de Waal appointed as Netherlands first female assistant Secretary of state  

Feb 01   Flooding in Netherlands, kills 1,835 in the year 1953.  

Feb 02   Gustav Strube, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   On this day in history j Fred Muggs, a chimp, becomes a regular on NBC's Today Show  

Feb 04   In the year 1953 alexander Loudon, Dutch diplomat (League of Nations), dies at 60  

Feb 05   In the year 1953 "Peter Pan" by Walt Disney opens at Roxy Theater, NYC  

Feb 05   5th Emmy Awards I Love Lucy, Thomas Mitchell &Helen Hayes win in the year 1953.  

Feb 06   On this day in history ian Craig makes Test Cricket debut at 17 years 239 days, youngest Aussie  

Feb 06   Ian Craig makes Test Cricket debut at 17 yrs 239 days, youngest Aussie on this day in history.  

Feb 06   US controls on wages & some consumer goods were lifted 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 in the year 1953.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Steve Archer, American singer (The Archers) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1953.  

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   In the year 1953 theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Golden Cage), dies at 56  

Jan 11   Ernst H Ridder Rappard, Dutch Nazi founder (NSNAP), dies at 53 in the year 1953.  

Jan 12   On this day in history simeon Roncal, composer, dies at 82  

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