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Historical Events In 1953

Friday, 27 November 2020

Apr 07   The first west-to-east jet transatlantic nonstop flight on this day in history.  

Apr 08   Dag Hammarskjoeld chosen as secretary-general of UN on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history "House of Wax," first 3-D movie, released (NYC)  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 13   On this day in history 1st game of Milwaukee Braves, they beat Cin Reds 2-0  

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

Apr 14   Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins 4 games to 1 for the Stanley Cup in the year 1953.  

Apr 15   In the year 1953 malans National Party wins South African elections  

Apr 16   British royal yacht Britannica taken out of service on this day in history.  

Apr 16   In the year 1953 montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup  

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   On this day in history 57th Boston Marathon won by Keizo Yamada of Japan in 2:18:51  

Apr 20   Erich Weinert, writer, dies at 62 in the year 1953.  

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

Apr 23   General Charles P Cabell, USAF, becomes deputy director of CIA on this day in history.  

Apr 24   On this day in history british PM Winston Churchill knighted by the Queen  

Apr 24   Winston Churchill knighted by Queen Elizabeth II on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Scientists identify DNA on this day in history.  

Apr 27   In the year 1953 1st general elections in British Guyana, won by Jagans PPP  

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 in the year 1953.  

May 02   In the year 1953 feisal II installed as king of Iraq  

May 02   In the year 1953 hussein I installed as king of Jordan  

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) on this day in history.  

May 06   Brown's Bobo Holloman 1st major league start, no-hits Phila A's, 6-0 in the year 1953.  

May 07   "Can Can" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 892 performances on this day in history.  

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

May 07   On this day in history record 537-kg swordfish is caught by L E Marron, in Chile  

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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 in the year 1953.  

Jan 05   Steve Archer, American singer (The Archers) was born in the year 1953.  

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

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

Jan 07   On this day in history death of osa Johnson, American explorer (b. 1894)  

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   Ernst H Ridder Rappard, Dutch Nazi founder (NSNAP), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1953 simeon Roncal, composer, dies at 82  

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