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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1920s · 1930s · 1940s · 1950s · 1960s · 1970s · 1980s
Years: 1950 · 1951 · 1952 · 1953 · 1954 · 1955 · 1956
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1953 in various 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 1874–1875
 - Kali Yuga 5053–5054
Holocene calendar 11953
Igbo calendar 953–954
Iranian calendar 1331–1332
Islamic calendar 1372–1373
Japanese calendar Shōwa 28
(昭和28年)
Javanese calendar 1884–1885
Juche calendar 42
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4286
Minguo calendar ROC 42
民國42年
Nanakshahi calendar 485
Thai solar calendar 2496

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[edit]

January[edit]

Main article: January 1953
34th President Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Main article: February 1953

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Main article: March 1953

April[edit]

Main article: April 1953

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Main article: June 1953

July[edit]

Main article: July 1953

August[edit]

Main article: August 1953

September[edit]

Main article: September 1953

October[edit]

Main article: October 1953

November[edit]

Main article: November 1953

December[edit]

Main article: December 1953

Date unknown[edit]

  • 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).

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Martin Manley

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Nobel Prizes[edit]

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References[edit]

  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.