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Historical Events In 1953

Sunday, 19 September 2021

May 11   On this day in history jean Adair, dies at 80  

May 11   In the year 1953 tornado kills 114 in Waco Texas ($39M damage)  

May 11   In the year 1953 tornado kills 114 in Waco TX ($39 million damage)  

May 11   In the year 1953 winston Churchill criticizes John Foster Dulles domino theory  

May 13   On this day in history nY Giants Willie Mays & Darryl Spencer each hit 2 HRs & a triple  

May 14   Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Japans/US painter/etcher, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

May 15   On this day in history heavyweight Rocky Marciano KOs Joe Walcott in Chicago for heavywgt boxing title  

May 15   In the year 1953 osip Zadkines monument to "The destroyed city" unveiled in Rotterdam  

May 17   Eric De Lamarter, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

May 18   1st woman to break sound barrier (Jacqueline Cochrane, USA) in the year 1953.  

May 18   In the year 1953 the first woman to break the sound barrier (Jacqueline Cochrane, USA)  

May 18   On this day in history tom Killick, cricketer (at the crease 2 Tests for Eng 1929), dies  

May 19   Damasco Berenguer y Fuste, Spanish gen/min of War, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history nuclear explosion in Nevada (fall-out in St George UT)  

May 19   On this day in history nuclear explosion in Nevada (fall-out in St George, Utah)  

May 21   On this day in history french Government of Mayer resigns  

May 21   French govt of Mayer resigns on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history president Eisenhower signs Offshore Oil Bill  

May 22   On this day in history vaclav Klicka, composer, dies at 70  

May 23   In the year 1953 schools first use Cliff's Notes  

May 24   In the year 1953 cor Hermus, actor (Bleeke Bet, William of Orange, Jantes), dies at 63  

May 25   On this day in history 1st atomic cannon electronically fired, Frenchman Flat, Nevada  

May 25   In the year 1953 the first atomic cannon electronically fired, Frenchman Flat NV  

May 26   In the year 1953 dutch Convair crashes at Schipholweg, 2 die  

May 27   Dutch social democratic/Dutch Liberal Party win municipal elections on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history premier of 1st animated 3-D cartoon in Technicolor-"Melody"  

May 28   Premier of first animated 3-D cartoon in Technicolor-"Melody" on this day in history.  

May 29   Edmund P Hillary & Tensing Norkay are 1st to reach summit of Everest in the year 1953.  

May 29   On this day in history the first two individuals to reach the top of Everest were Tensing Norkay of Nepal and Sir Edmund Hillary of New Zealand reached the summit on 1953  

May 30   On this day in history george Barnes, cinematographer, dies at 60  

May 31   In the year 1953 lebanese President Camille Shamun disbands government  

Jun 02   Coronation of British Queen Elizabeth II on this day in history.  

Jun 02   Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey on this day in history.  

Jun 02   Queen Elizabeth II of Britain is crowned in Westminster Abbey, 16 months after the death of her father, King George VI in the year 1953.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Steve Archer, American singer (The Archers) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Hank Williams, country singer (Cold Cold Heart), dies at 29 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1953 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 in the year 1953.  

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 on this day in history.  

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