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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.  

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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   In the year 1953 birth of norberto Alonso, Argentine footballer  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of pamela Sue Martin, Westport Ct, actress (Nancy Drew, Fallon-Dynasty)  

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   In the year 1953 birth of george Tenet, American CIA director  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of agha Zahid, cricketer (open batting for Pak v WI 1975, scored 14 & 1)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Arthur Hoyt, actor (Gold Rush Gertie, Lost World), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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

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