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Historical Events In 1953

Thursday, 01 October 2020

May 11   In the year 1953 jean Adair, dies at 80  

May 11   Tornado kills 114 in Waco Texas ($39M damage) on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history 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 in the year 1953.  

May 14   Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Japans/US painter/etcher, dies at 59 in the year 1953.  

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

May 15   Osip Zadkines monument to "The destroyed city" unveiled in Rotterdam on this day in history.  

May 17   Eric De Lamarter, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1953.  

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

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

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

May 19   In the year 1953 damasco Berenguer y Fuste, Spanish gen/min of War, dies at 79  

May 19   In the year 1953 nuclear explosion in Nevada (fall-out in St George UT)  

May 19   Nuclear explosion in Nevada (fall-out in St George, Utah) on this day in history.  

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

May 21   French govt of Mayer resigns in the year 1953.  

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   Schools first use Cliff's Notes in the year 1953.  

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

May 25   In the year 1953 1st atomic cannon electronically fired, Frenchman Flat, Nevada  

May 25   On this day in history the first atomic cannon electronically fired, Frenchman Flat NV  

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   In the year 1953 premier of 1st animated 3-D cartoon in Technicolor-"Melody"  

May 28   Premier of first animated 3-D cartoon in Technicolor-"Melody" in the year 1953.  

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

May 29   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 in the year 1953.  

May 30   In the year 1953 george Barnes, cinematographer, dies at 60  

May 31   On this day in history lebanese President Camille Shamun disbands government  

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

Jun 02   In the year 1953 coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey  

Jun 02   On this day in history queen Elizabeth II of Britain is crowned in Westminster Abbey, 16 months after the death of her father, King George VI.  

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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   In the year 1953 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 in the year 1953.  

Jan 07   Agha Zahid, cricketer (open batting for Pak v WI 1975, scored 14 & 1) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1953.  

Jan 08   Heinrich Kaspar Schmid, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1953.  

Jan 09   In the year 1953 hans Aanrud, Norwegian author (Storken), dies at 89  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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