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Historical Events In 1953

Friday, 18 September 2020

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

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

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

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   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 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   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   British royal yacht Britannica taken out of service in the year 1953.  

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

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   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   Top Naeff, [Anthonetta van Rhijn-N], Dutch writer, dies at 75 in the year 1953.  

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 in the year 1953.  

Apr 25   Scientists identify DNA in the year 1953.  

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

Apr 29   Joe Adcock is 1st to homer into Polo Grounds' center field bleachers in the year 1953.  

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 in the year 1953.  

May 02   On this day in history hussein I installed as king of Jordan  

May 04   Edward B B Shanks, British poet/critic, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 07   In the year 1953 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 in the year 1953.  

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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   In the year 1953 birth of norberto Alonso, Argentine footballer  

Jan 05   Pamela Sue Martin, Westport Ct, actress (Nancy Drew, Fallon-Dynasty) was born in the year 1953.  

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

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

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

Jan 10   Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Golden Cage), dies at 56 in the year 1953.  

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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