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Historical Events In 1953

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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

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

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

May 11   Winston Churchill criticizes John Foster Dulles domino theory on this day in history.  

May 13   NY Giants Willie Mays & Darryl Spencer each hit 2 HRs & a triple on this day in history.  

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

May 15   In the year 1953 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   On this day in history eric De Lamarter, composer, dies at 73  

May 18   1st woman to break sound barrier (Jacqueline Cochrane, USA) on this day in history.  

May 18   The first woman to break the sound barrier (Jacqueline Cochrane, USA) on this day in history.  

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   Nuclear explosion in Nevada (fall-out in St George UT) on this day in history.  

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

May 21   In the year 1953 french Government of Mayer resigns  

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

May 22   President Eisenhower signs Offshore Oil Bill on this day in history.  

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

May 23   On this day in history 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   1st atomic cannon electronically fired, Frenchman Flat, Nevada in the year 1953.  

May 25   The first atomic cannon electronically fired, Frenchman Flat NV on this day in history.  

May 26   Dutch Convair crashes at Schipholweg, 2 die in the year 1953.  

May 27   On this day in history dutch social democratic/Dutch Liberal Party win municipal elections  

May 28   Premier of 1st animated 3-D cartoon in Technicolor-"Melody" on this day in history.  

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

May 29   On this day in history edmund P Hillary & Tensing Norkay are 1st to reach summit of Everest  

May 29   In the year 1953 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   George Barnes, cinematographer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

May 31   Lebanese President Camille Shamun disbands government on this day in history.  

Jun 02   In the year 1953 coronation of British Queen Elizabeth II  

Jun 02   Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey in the year 1953.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of norberto Alonso, Argentine footballer  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   Agha Zahid, cricketer (open batting for Pak v WI 1975, scored 14 & 1) was born on this day in history.  

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   Hank Williams, country singer (Cold Cold Heart), dies at 29 in the year 1953.  

Jan 04   On this day in history arthur Hoyt, actor (Gold Rush Gertie, Lost World), dies at 78  

Jan 07   In the year 1953 death of osa Johnson, American explorer (b. 1894)  

Jan 08   Heinrich Kaspar Schmid, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history hans Aanrud, Norwegian author (Storken), dies at 89  

Jan 10   In the year 1953 theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Golden Cage), dies at 56  

Jan 11   Ernst H Ridder Rappard, Dutch Nazi founder (NSNAP), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Simeon Roncal, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1953.  

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