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1953

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1920s  1930s  1940s  – 1950s –  1960s  1970s  1980s
Years: 1950 1951 195219531954 1955 1956
1953 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1953
MCMLIII
Ab urbe condita 2706
Armenian calendar 1402
ԹՎ ՌՆԲ
Assyrian calendar 6703
Bahá'í calendar 109–110
Bengali calendar 1360
Berber calendar 2903
British Regnal year Eliz. 2 – 2 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2497
Burmese calendar 1315
Byzantine calendar 7461–7462
Chinese calendar 壬辰(Water Dragon)
4649 or 4589
    — to —
癸巳年 (Water Snake)
4650 or 4590
Coptic calendar 1669–1670
Discordian calendar 3119
Ethiopian calendar 1945–1946
Hebrew calendar 5713–5714
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2009–2010
 - Shaka Samvat 1875–1876
 - Kali Yuga 5054–5055
Holocene calendar 11953
Igbo calendar 953–954
Iranian calendar 1331–1332
Islamic calendar 1372–1373
Japanese calendar Shōwa 28
(昭和28年)
Juche calendar 42
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4286
Minguo calendar ROC 42
民國42年
Thai solar calendar 2496

1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter D), 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

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

  • 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

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

Deaths

January

Hank Williams
Lionel Belmore

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Nobel Prizes

References

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  2. ^ Grieve, Hilda (1959). The great tide: The story of the 1953 flood disaster in Essex. Essex County Council. 
  3. ^ Urschel, Donna. "The Death of Stalin". Library of Congress. Retrieved 2010-08-09. 
  4. ^ "Chance for Peace Speech". Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission. April 16, 1953. Retrieved 9 August 2010. 
  5. ^ Watson, J. D.; Crick, F. H. C. (1953). "Molecular structure of nucleic acids: a structure for deoxyribose nucleic acid" 171.  
  6. ^ "VikingDinard". Simplon Postcards: The Passenger Ship Website. 2005. Retrieved 2012-10-22. 
  7. ^ "HISTORIC AIRCRAFT: THE FLYING BOXCAR". eLIBRARY.RU. Retrieved 2012-01-19. 
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