Historical Events In 1953
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Feb 08 Betty Jameson wins LPGA Serbin Golf Open on this day in history.
Feb 08 Cliff Clark, actor (Golden Hoofs, Kid Glove Killer), dies at 63 on this day in history.
Feb 09 "Adventures of Superman" TV series premieres in syndication in the year 1953.
Feb 09 "The Adventures of Superman" TV series premieres in syndication on this day in history.
Feb 09 On this day in history general Walter Bedell Smith, USA, ends term as 4th director of CIA Allen W Dulles, becomes acting director of CIA
Feb 10 In the year 1953 ice Dance Championship at Davos won by Jean Westwood & Lawrence Demmy of Great Britain
Feb 10 Ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Jennifer & John Nicks of Great Britain on this day in history.
Feb 10 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Tenley Albright USA in the year 1953.
Feb 10 In the year 1953 men's Figure Skating Champion in Davos won by Hayes Alan Jenkins USA
Feb 11 "Hazel Flagg" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 190 performances in the year 1953.
Feb 11 President Eisenhower refuses clemency appeal for Rosenberg couple on this day in history.
Feb 11 Russia breaks diplomatic relations with Israel on this day in history.
Feb 12 In the year 1953 uSSR breaks relations with Israel
Feb 13 In the year 1953 a's change name of Shibe Park to Connie Mack Stadium
Feb 17 Baseball star/pilot Ted Williams uninjured as plane shot down in Korea on this day in history.
Feb 18 "Bwana Devil," the 1st 3-D movie, opened in New York on this day in history.
Feb 18 Premiere of first 3-D feature film-"Bwana Devil" (New York NY) in the year 1953.
Feb 19 On this day in history georgia approves US 1st literature censorship board
Feb 19 Georgia approves US first literature censorship board in the year 1953.
Feb 19 Ted Williams safely crash-lands his damaged Panther jet on this day in history.
Feb 20 August A Busch buys the Cards for $3.75 million in the year 1953.
Feb 21 "Maggie" closes at National Theater NYC after 5 performances in the year 1953.
Feb 21 F Crick & J Watson discover structure of DNA-molecule on this day in history.
Feb 21 Longest collegiate basketball game (6 OTs) Niagara beats Siena 88-81 in the year 1953.
Feb 24 In the year 1953 karl R G von Rundstedt, Germ gen-field marshal (Ardennes), dies at 77
Feb 25 On this day in history "Wonderful Town" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 559 perfs
Feb 25 In the year 1953 jesus Garcia Leoz, composer, dies at 49
Feb 26 Allen W Dulles, promoted from deputy to 5th director of CIA on this day in history.
Feb 26 On this day in history elisabeth "Ilse" Kuyper, Dutch/US (opera)composer, dies
Feb 28 In the year 1953 jim Thorpe, decathlete (Olympics-gold-1912), dies at 64
Feb 28 Stalin meets with Beria, Bulganin, Khrushchev & Malenkov in the year 1953.
Mar 01 Anton GO Ridder Van Rappard, painter/lithographer/etcher, dies in the year 1953.
Mar 01 In the year 1953 uS removes embargo on Canadian livestock placed after outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in 1952
Mar 03 In the year 1953 a Canadian Pacific Comet jet crashes with 11 fatalities; world's first commercial jet crash.