The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2026. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1953
- January 3, 1953 – Frances P. Bolton and her son, Oliver from Ohio, become the first mother and son to serve simultaneously in the U.S. Congress.
- January 19, 1953 – Almost 72% of all television sets in the United States are tuned into I Love Lucy to watch Lucy give birth.
- February 1, 1953 – North Sea flood of 1953 (Dutch, Watersnoodramp, literally “flood disaster”) was a major flood caused by a heavy storm, that occurred on the night of Saturday, 31 January 1953 and morning of Sunday, 1 February 1953. The floods struck the Netherlands, Belgium and the United Kingdom.
- February 14, 1953 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Snake in Chinese astrology.
- February 15, 1953 – Parliamentary elections held in Liechtenstein.
- February 28, 1953 – James Watson and Francis Crick announce to friends that they have determined the chemical structure of DNA; the formal announcement takes place on April 25 following publication in April’s Nature (pub. April 2).
- June 18, 1953 – A United States Air Force C-124 crashes and burns near Tachikawa, Japan, killing 129.
- October 30, 1953 – Cold War: U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower formally approves the top secret document National Security Council Paper No. 162/2, which states that the United States’ arsenal of nuclear weapons must be maintained and expanded to counter the communist threat.
- November 9, 1953 – Cambodia gains independence from France.
- December 24, 1953 – Tangiwai disaster: In New Zealand’s North Island, at Tangiwai, a railway bridge is damaged by a lahar and collapses beneath a passenger train, killing 151 people.
Who Were Born On 1953?
- February 11, 1953 – Jeb Bush, American banker and politician, 43rd Governor of Florida
- February 18, 1953 – Robbie Bachman, Canadian drummer (Brave Belt and Bachman–Turner Overdrive)
- March 1, 1953 – Sinan Çetin, Turkish actor, director, and producer
- April 25, 1953 – Anthony Venables, English economist, author, and academic
- June 8, 1953 – Ivo Sanader, Croatian historian and politician, 8th Prime Minister of Croatia
- July 29, 1953 – Tim Gunn, American television host and actor
- August 30, 1953 – Lech Majewski, Polish director, producer, and screenwriter
- September 5, 1953 – Paul Piché, Canadian singer-songwriter
- December 4, 1953 – Gwen Humble, American actress
- December 21, 1953 – András Schiff, Hungarian-English pianist and conductor