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Historical Events In 1953

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Apr 07   In the year 1953 the first west-to-east jet transatlantic nonstop flight  

Apr 08   On this day in history dag Hammarskjoeld chosen as secretary-general of UN  

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

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

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

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

Apr 11   Oveta Culp Hobby becomes 1st at Health, Education, & Welfare in the year 1953.  

Apr 12   On this day in history 17th Golf Masters Championship: Ben Hogan wins, shooting a 274  

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

Apr 14   In the year 1953 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 15   On this day in history malans National Party wins South African elections  

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

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

Apr 17   Mickey Mantle hits a 565' (172 m) HR in Wash DC's Griffith Stadium in the year 1953.  

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   On this day in history erich Weinert, writer, dies at 62  

Apr 22   In the year 1953 top Naeff, [Anthonetta van Rhijn-N], Dutch writer, dies at 75  

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

Apr 24   British PM Winston Churchill knighted by the Queen in the year 1953.  

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

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

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

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

May 04   Edward B B Shanks, British poet/critic, dies at 60 in the year 1953.  

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

May 06   In the year 1953 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   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   On this day in history birth of angelo Parisi, France, heavyweight judo (Olympic-gold-1980)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1953 birth of mike Rann, Australian politician  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history hank Williams, country singer (Cold Cold Heart), dies at 29  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Heinrich Kaspar Schmid, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Hans Aanrud, Norwegian author (Storken), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1953 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   Simeon Roncal, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1953.  

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