Historical Events In 1953
Friday, 22 September 2023
Apr 07 The first west-to-east jet transatlantic nonstop flight on this day in history.
Apr 08 On this day in history dag Hammarskjoeld chosen as secretary-general of UN
Apr 09 "TV Guide" publishes 1st issue on this day in history.
Apr 09 On this day in history "TV Guide" publishes first issue
Apr 10 "House of Wax," 1st 3-D movie, released (NYC) in the year 1953.
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 In the year 1953 17th Golf Masters Championship: Ben Hogan wins, shooting a 274
Apr 13 1st game of Milwaukee Braves, they beat Cin Reds 2-0 on this day in history.
Apr 14 In the year 1953 emmanuel K de Bom, Flemish writer (Scheldelucht), dies at 84
Apr 14 In the year 1953 montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins 4 games to 1 for the Stanley Cup
Apr 15 Malans National Party wins South African elections on this day in history.
Apr 16 British royal yacht Britannica taken out of service on this day in history.
Apr 16 In the year 1953 montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup
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 on this day in history.
Apr 20 57th Boston Marathon won by Keizo Yamada of Japan in 2:18:51 in the year 1953.
Apr 20 Erich Weinert, writer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Apr 22 Top Naeff, [Anthonetta van Rhijn-N], Dutch writer, dies at 75 in the year 1953.
Apr 23 General Charles P Cabell, USAF, becomes deputy director of CIA in the year 1953.
Apr 24 British PM Winston Churchill knighted by the Queen in the year 1953.
Apr 24 In the year 1953 winston Churchill knighted by Queen Elizabeth II
Apr 25 Scientists identify DNA on this day in history.
Apr 27 In the year 1953 1st general elections in British Guyana, won by Jagans PPP
Apr 29 Joe Adcock is 1st to homer into Polo Grounds' center field bleachers on this day in history.
Apr 29 Moise Kisling, Polish/French painter (La souris boiteuse), dies at 62 on this day in history.
May 02 On this day in history feisal II installed as king of Iraq
May 02 Hussein I installed as king of Jordan in the year 1953.
May 04 In the year 1953 edward B B Shanks, British poet/critic, dies at 60
May 04 Pulitzer prize awarded to Ernest Hemingway (Old Man &The Sea) in the year 1953.
May 06 In the year 1953 brown's Bobo Holloman 1st major league start, no-hits Phila A's, 6-0
May 07 In the year 1953 "Can Can" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 892 performances
May 07 On this day in history ormerod Pearse, cricketer (55 runs & 3 wkts in 3 Tests for S Af), dies
May 07 Record 537-kg swordfish is caught by L E Marron, in Chile on this day in history.