Historical Events In 1953
Wednesday, 25 May 2022
Feb 08 On this day in history betty Jameson wins LPGA Serbin Golf Open
Feb 08 In the year 1953 cliff Clark, actor (Golden Hoofs, Kid Glove Killer), dies at 63
Feb 09 On this day in history "Adventures of Superman" TV series premieres in syndication
Feb 09 "The Adventures of Superman" TV series premieres in syndication on this day in history.
Feb 09 General Walter Bedell Smith, USA, ends term as 4th director of CIA Allen W Dulles, becomes acting director of CIA on this day in history.
Feb 10 Ice Dance Championship at Davos won by Jean Westwood & Lawrence Demmy of Great Britain on this day in history.
Feb 10 On this day in history ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Jennifer & John Nicks of Great Britain
Feb 10 On this day in history ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Tenley Albright USA
Feb 10 Men's Figure Skating Champion in Davos won by Hayes Alan Jenkins USA on this day in history.
Feb 11 On this day in history "Hazel Flagg" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 190 performances
Feb 11 On this day in history president Eisenhower refuses clemency appeal for Rosenberg couple
Feb 11 On this day in history russia breaks diplomatic relations with Israel
Feb 12 On this day in history uSSR breaks relations with Israel
Feb 13 On this day in history a's change name of Shibe Park to Connie Mack Stadium
Feb 17 On this day in history baseball star/pilot Ted Williams uninjured as plane shot down in Korea
Feb 18 "Bwana Devil," the 1st 3-D movie, opened in New York in the year 1953.
Feb 18 In the year 1953 premiere of first 3-D feature film-"Bwana Devil" (New York NY)
Feb 19 In the year 1953 georgia approves US 1st literature censorship board
Feb 19 Georgia approves US first literature censorship board on this day in history.
Feb 19 Ted Williams safely crash-lands his damaged Panther jet on this day in history.
Feb 20 August A Busch buys the Cards for $3.75 million on this day in history.
Feb 21 "Maggie" closes at National Theater NYC after 5 performances in the year 1953.
Feb 21 F Crick & J Watson discover structure of DNA-molecule on this day in history.
Feb 21 Longest collegiate basketball game (6 OTs) Niagara beats Siena 88-81 in the year 1953.
Feb 24 In the year 1953 karl R G von Rundstedt, Germ gen-field marshal (Ardennes), dies at 77
Feb 25 In the year 1953 "Wonderful Town" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 559 perfs
Feb 25 Jesus Garcia Leoz, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.
Feb 26 Allen W Dulles, promoted from deputy to 5th director of CIA in the year 1953.
Feb 26 In the year 1953 elisabeth "Ilse" Kuyper, Dutch/US (opera)composer, dies
Feb 28 On this day in history jim Thorpe, decathlete (Olympics-gold-1912), dies at 64
Feb 28 Stalin meets with Beria, Bulganin, Khrushchev & Malenkov in the year 1953.
Mar 01 Anton GO Ridder Van Rappard, painter/lithographer/etcher, dies on this day in history.
Mar 01 US removes embargo on Canadian livestock placed after outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in 1952 in the year 1953.
Mar 03 On this day in history a Canadian Pacific Comet jet crashes with 11 fatalities; world's first commercial jet crash.