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Historical Events In 1953

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Apr 07   The first west-to-east jet transatlantic nonstop flight in the year 1953.  

Apr 08   In the year 1953 dag Hammarskjoeld chosen as secretary-general of UN  

Apr 09   On this day in history "TV Guide" publishes 1st issue  

Apr 09   In the year 1953 "TV Guide" publishes first issue  

Apr 10   On this day in history "House of Wax," 1st 3-D movie, released (NYC)  

Apr 10   "House of Wax," first 3-D movie, released (NYC) in the year 1953.  

Apr 11   In the year 1953 oveta Culp Hobby becomes 1st at Health, Education, & Welfare  

Apr 12   17th Golf Masters Championship: Ben Hogan wins, shooting a 274 in the year 1953.  

Apr 13   1st game of Milwaukee Braves, they beat Cin Reds 2-0 in the year 1953.  

Apr 14   Emmanuel K de Bom, Flemish writer (Scheldelucht), dies at 84 in the year 1953.  

Apr 14   On this day in history montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins 4 games to 1 for the Stanley Cup  

Apr 15   Malans National Party wins South African elections on this day in history.  

Apr 16   On this day in history british royal yacht Britannica taken out of service  

Apr 16   Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup on this day in history.  

Apr 17   On this day in history mickey Mantle hits a 565' (172 m) HR in Wash DC's Griffith Stadium  

Apr 18   "Pal Joey" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 542 performances in the year 1953.  

Apr 20   In the year 1953 57th Boston Marathon won by Keizo Yamada of Japan in 2:18:51  

Apr 20   In the year 1953 erich Weinert, writer, dies at 62  

Apr 22   Top Naeff, [Anthonetta van Rhijn-N], Dutch writer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Apr 23   General Charles P Cabell, USAF, becomes deputy director of CIA in the year 1953.  

Apr 24   In the year 1953 british PM Winston Churchill knighted by the Queen  

Apr 24   Winston Churchill knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in the year 1953.  

Apr 25   Scientists identify DNA in the year 1953.  

Apr 27   1st general elections in British Guyana, won by Jagans PPP on this day in history.  

Apr 29   Joe Adcock is 1st to homer into Polo Grounds' center field bleachers on this day in history.  

Apr 29   Moise Kisling, Polish/French painter (La souris boiteuse), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

May 02   Feisal II installed as king of Iraq in the year 1953.  

May 02   Hussein I installed as king of Jordan on this day in history.  

May 04   In the year 1953 edward B B Shanks, British poet/critic, dies at 60  

May 04   Pulitzer prize awarded to Ernest Hemingway (Old Man &The Sea) in the year 1953.  

May 06   On this day in history brown's Bobo Holloman 1st major league start, no-hits Phila A's, 6-0  

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

May 07   On this day in history ormerod Pearse, cricketer (55 runs & 3 wkts in 3 Tests for S Af), dies  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of mike Rann, Australian politician  

Jan 05   George Tenet, American CIA director was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history ernst H Ridder Rappard, Dutch Nazi founder (NSNAP), dies at 53  

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

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