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Historical Events In 1953

Saturday, 10 April 2021

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

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

Apr 09   "TV Guide" publishes 1st issue in the year 1953.  

Apr 09   "TV Guide" publishes first issue on this day in history.  

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   Oveta Culp Hobby becomes 1st at Health, Education, & Welfare in the year 1953.  

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   On this day in history emmanuel K de Bom, Flemish writer (Scheldelucht), dies at 84  

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

Apr 16   Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup in the year 1953.  

Apr 17   In the year 1953 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   57th Boston Marathon won by Keizo Yamada of Japan in 2:18:51 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1953.  

Apr 23   In the year 1953 general Charles P Cabell, USAF, becomes deputy director of CIA  

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

Apr 24   On this day in history winston Churchill knighted by Queen Elizabeth II  

Apr 25   In the year 1953 scientists identify DNA  

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

Apr 29   In the year 1953 joe Adcock is 1st to homer into Polo Grounds' center field bleachers  

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

May 02   Feisal II installed as king of Iraq on this day in history.  

May 02   Hussein I installed as king of Jordan in the year 1953.  

May 04   On this day in history edward B B Shanks, British poet/critic, dies at 60  

May 04   In the year 1953 pulitzer prize awarded to Ernest Hemingway (Old Man &The Sea)  

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 in the year 1953.  

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

May 07   In the year 1953 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   In the year 1953 birth of angelo Parisi, France, heavyweight judo (Olympic-gold-1980)  

Jan 04   Norberto Alonso, Argentine footballer was born in the year 1953.  

Jan 05   In the year 1953 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   On this day in history birth of mike Rann, Australian politician  

Jan 05   George Tenet, American CIA director was born in the year 1953.  

Jan 07   Agha Zahid, cricketer (open batting for Pak v WI 1975, scored 14 & 1) was born in the year 1953.  

Jan 07   Earl Wilber Force "Wire" Lindo, rocker (Bob Marley & the Wailers) was born in the year 1953.  

Famous Deaths In 1953

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history hank Williams, country singer (Cold Cold Heart), dies at 29  

Jan 04   In the year 1953 arthur Hoyt, actor (Gold Rush Gertie, Lost World), dies at 78  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history heinrich Kaspar Schmid, composer, dies at 78  

Jan 09   Hans Aanrud, Norwegian author (Storken), dies at 89 in the year 1953.  

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 in the year 1953.  

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