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Historical Events In 1953

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Mar 03   British Comet jet crashes at Karachi, 11 killed on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Sergei S Prokoviev, Russian composer (Peter & the wolf), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Mar 05   In the year 1953 josef Stalin's death announced  

Mar 05   Josef V Stalin, soviet leader responsible for 11M murders, dies at 73 in the year 1953.  

Mar 05   Soviet dictator Josef Stalin dies at age 73 on this day in history.  

Mar 06   On this day in history malenkov becomes chairman of the USSR  

Mar 07   In the year 1953 "Can Can" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 892 performances  

Mar 07   Jackie McGlew scores 255 vs New Zealand at Wellington on this day in history.  

Mar 07   In the year 1953 jackie McGlew scores 255* v NZ at Wellington  

Mar 07   Record 537-kg swordfish is caught by L E Marron, in Chile in the year 1953.  

Mar 08   "Two's Company" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 90 performances on this day in history.  

Mar 08   In the year 1953 a census bureau report indicated that 239,000 farmers had quit tilling the soil and planting crops (giving up farming) over the previous two years.  

Mar 08   In the year 1953 census indicates 239,000 farmers gave up farming in last 2 years  

Mar 09   Josef Stalin buried in Moscow in the year 1953.  

Mar 10   In the year 1953 charles Gordon Curtis, inventor of (Curtis-steam turbine), dies at 92  

Mar 11   On this day in history 1st woman army doctor commissioned (FM Adams)  

Mar 11   An American B-47 accidentally drops a nuclear bomb on South Carolina, the bomb doesn't go off due to 6 safety catches on this day in history.  

Mar 14   Klement Gottwald, premier/president of Czechoslovakia, dies at 56 in the year 1953.  

Mar 14   KOLR TV channel 10 in Springfield, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting in the year 1953.  

Mar 14   Nikita Khrushchev succeeds Malenkov as Secretary of Communist Party on this day in history.  

Mar 15   Patty Berg wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship on this day in history.  

Mar 15   In the year 1953 west Germany loses in soccer to Netherlands, 2-1  

Mar 16   AL rejects Bill Veeck's request to move St Louis Browns to Baltimore on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Bill Veeck says he will sell his 80% of St Louis Browns for $2,475M in the year 1953.  

Mar 17   On this day in history conrado del Campo y Zabaleta, composer, dies at 73  

Mar 17   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1953.  

Mar 18   In the year 1953 earthquake strikes West Turkey, 250 die  

Mar 19   25th Academy Awards "Greatest Show on Earth", Gary Cooper &Shirley Booth win (1st time televised) on this day in history.  

Mar 19   25th Academy Awards: "Greatest Show on Earth", Gary Cooper &Shirley Booth win (1st time televised) in the year 1953.  

Mar 19   Cecil B. DeMille received the only Oscar of his illustrious career for the circus extravaganza, The Greatest Show on Earth in the year 1953.  

Mar 19   In the year 1953 tennessee Williams' "Camino Real", premieres in New York NY  

Mar 19   Tennessee Williams' "Camino Real," premieres in NYC in the year 1953.  

Mar 20   On this day in history graciliano Ramos, Brazilian author (Vidas Secas), dies at 60  

Mar 20   Senator Edwin C Johnson offers a bill to give clubs the sole on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of norberto Alonso, Argentine footballer  

Jan 05   Pamela Sue Martin, Westport Ct, actress (Nancy Drew, Fallon-Dynasty) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1953 birth of steve Archer, American singer (The Archers)  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of george Tenet, American CIA director  

Jan 07   In the year 1953 birth of agha Zahid, cricketer (open batting for Pak v WI 1975, scored 14 & 1)  

Jan 07   In the year 1953 birth of earl Wilber Force "Wire" Lindo, rocker (Bob Marley & the Wailers)  

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   Arthur Hoyt, actor (Gold Rush Gertie, Lost World), dies at 78 in the year 1953.  

Jan 07   Osa Johnson, American explorer (b. 1894) died in the year 1953.  

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   Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Golden Cage), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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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