1953

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This article is about the year 1953.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1920s  1930s  1940s  – 1950s –  1960s  1970s  1980s
Years: 1950 1951 195219531954 1955 1956
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1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1953rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 953rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 53rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1950s decade.

Events

January

34th President Dwight D. Eisenhower

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  • The Japanese 10 yen coin is issued with serrated edges for a 5-year period, beginning in 1953. All 10 yen coins since have had smooth edges.
  • Heavy massive rain, landslides, and flooding in western and southwestern Japan kill an estimated 2,566, and injure 9,433, mainly at Kizugawa, Wakayama, Kumamoto, and Kitakyushu (June–August).

Births

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Deaths

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September

Mary Brewster Hazelton

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Nobel Prizes

References

  1. Stratton, J.M. (1969). Agricultural Records. John Baker. ISBN 0-212-97022-4. 
  2. Grieve, Hilda (1959). The great tide: The story of the 1953 flood disaster in Essex. Essex County Council. 
  3. Mahoney vs Nitroform Co., 114 A.2d 863 (NJ Appellate Div 1955).
  4. Urschel, Donna. "The Death of Stalin". Library of Congress. Retrieved 2010-08-09. 
  5. "Chance for Peace Speech". Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission. April 16, 1953. Retrieved 9 August 2010. 
  6. Watson, J. D.; Crick, F. H. C. (1953). "Molecular structure of nucleic acids: a structure for deoxyribose nucleic acid". 171. Nature: 737–738. Retrieved 9 August 2010. 
  7. "DinardViking". Simplon Postcards: The Passenger Ship Website. 2005. Retrieved 2012-10-22. 
  8. "HISTORIC AIRCRAFT: THE FLYING BOXCAR". eLIBRARY.RU. Retrieved 2012-01-19.