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