1953 in History – What happened in year 1953

In history, year 1953 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1953.

Know what happened in 1953:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
26 July Fidel Castro and his brother Raúl led a group of approximately160 rebels in an unsuccessful attack on the Moncada Barracks, thusbeginning the Cuban Revolution.
27 July An armistice was signed to end hostilities in the Korean War,officially making the Division of Korea indefinite by creating anapproximately 4 km (2.5 mi) wide demilitarized zone running across theKorean Peninsula.
06 DecemberVladimir Nabokov completed his controversial novel Lolita, fiveyears after starting it.
24 DecemberOn New Zealand's North Island, at Tangiwai, a railway bridgewas damaged by a lahar and collapsed beneath a passenger train, killing151 people.
14 OctoberIsraeli military commander Ariel Sharon and his Unit 101special forces attacked the village of Qibya on the West Bank,destroying 45 buildings, killing 42 villagers, and wounding 15 others.
21 SeptemberNorth Korean No Kum-Sok defected with his MiG-15, inadvertentlymaking Operation Moolah, an American effort to bribe Communist pilots, asuccess.
10 AugustFirst Indochina War-The French Union withdrew its forces fromOperation Camargue against the Viet Minh in central modern-day Vietnam.
27 JulyAn armistice was signed to end hostilities in the Korean War,officially making the Division of Korea indefinite by creating anapproximately 4 km (2.5 mi) wide demilitarized zone across the KoreanPeninsula.
19 JuneAmericans Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed as spies whopassed U.S. nuclear weapons secrets to the Soviet Union.
15 MayDon Murphy organized the first pinewood derby, an event for CubScouts of the Boy Scouts of America where wooden cars built by thescouts are raced.
29 MayNew Zealand mountaineer Edmund Hillary and Nepali-Indian Sherpamountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first people to reach the summitof Mount Everest.
25 AprilMolecular Structure of Nucleic Acids by molecular biologistsJames Watson and Francis Crick was first published in the scientificjournal Nature, describing the discovery of the double helix structureof DNA.
06 JanuaryThe first Asian Socialist Conference, an organization ofsocialist political parties in Asia, opened in Rangoon, Burma, with 177delegates, observers and fraternal guests.
13 JanuaryAn article published in Pravda accused some of the mostprestigious physicians in the Soviet Union, mostly Jews, of taking partin a vast plot to poison members of the top Soviet political andmilitary leadership.
13 January Josip Broz Tito was inaugurated as the first President ofYugoslavia.
18 JuneA Douglas C-124 Globemaster II aircraft crashed just aftertakeoff from Tachikawa, Japan, killing all 129 people on board in thefirst aviation accident with over 100 fatalities.
18 MayAt Rogers Dry Lake, California, in her Canadair Sabre, AmericanJackie Cochran became the first female pilot to break the sound barrier.
19 AugustThe intelligence agencies of the United Kingdom and the United States orchestrated a coup d'état of Prime Minister of Iran Mohammad Mosaddegh and restored the absolute monarchy of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
23 OctoberAlto Broadcasting System in the Philippines made the firsttelevision broadcast in Southeast Asia on DZAQ-TV.
10 AugustFirst Indo china War-The French Union withdrew its forces from Operation Camargue against the Viet Minh in central modern-day Vietnam.
29 MayNew Zealand mountaineer Edmund Hillary and Nepali-Indian Sherpamountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first people to reach the summitof Mount Everest.
26 MarchJonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccineon a small group of adults and children.
13 JanuaryAn article published in Pravda accused some of the mostprestigious physicians in the Soviet Union, mostly Jews, of taking partin a vast plot to poison members of the top Soviet political andmilitary leadership.
14 JanuaryJosip Broz Tito was inaugurated as the first President ofYugoslavia.
13 JanuaryAn article published in Pravda accused some of the most prestigious physicians in the Soviet Union, mostly Jews, of taking part in a vast plot to poison members of the top Soviet political and military leadership.
25 AprilMolecular Structure of Nucleic Acids by molecular biologists James Watson and Francis Crick was first published in the scientific journal Nature, describing the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA.
08 JuneTwo tornadoes caused by the same storm killed more than 200 people in Flint, Michigan and Worcester, Massachusetts, two cities morethan 650 miles (1, 050 km) apart.
18 JuneA Douglas C-124 Globemaster II aircraft crashed just aftertakeoff from Tachikawa, Japan, killing all 129 people on board.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1953:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 OctoberPete Falcone / Baseball Player / United States of America
02 AugustDonnie Munro / Singer / Scotland
02 January Vincent Racaniello / Author / United States of America
07 AprilDouglas Kell / Academic / United Kingdom
07 OctoberTico Torres / Drummer / United States of America
09 DecemberJohn Malkovich / Actor / United States of America
09 OctoberTony Shalhoub / Actor / United States of America
11 March Jimmy Iovine / Business Man / United States of America
14 March Nick Keir / Singer / Scotland
16 March Isabelle Huppert / Actress / France
17 March Chuck Muncie / Footballer / United States of America
18 NovemberAlan Moore / Author / United Kingdom
19 March Ian Blair / Police Officer / United Kingdom
19 January Richard Legendre / Politician / Canada
21 OctoberEric Faulkner / Singer / Scotland
21 March Paul Martin Lester / Author / United States of America
22 JuneWim Eijk / Cardinal / Netherlands
25 JuneIan Davis / Cricketer / Australia
26 DecemberMakis Katsavakis / Footballer / Greece
29 DecemberAlan Rusbridger / Journalist / United Kingdom

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1953:

YearName / Profession / Country
11 JulySuresh Prabhu / Politician / India
07 NovemberSuresh Prabhu / Politician / India
14 DecemberVijay Amritraj / Tennis Player / India
23 JanuaryAchal Kumar Jyoti / Civil Servant / India
27 SeptemberMata Amritanandamayi / Spritual Leader / India
20 FebruarySrikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar / Emperor / India
23 March Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw / Zoologist / India
27 MayPreeti Ganguly / Actress / India
18 MarchD. V. Sadanand Gowda / Politician / India
18 MarchDevaragunda Venkappa Sadananda G / Politician / India
08 NovemberNand Kumar Patel / Politician / India
13 MayMahesh Manjrekar / Actor / India
04 MayTinnu Anand / Actor / India

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