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
- 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.
- March 18, 1953 – An earthquake hits western Turkey, killing 265 people.
- May 4, 1953 – Ernest Hemingway wins the Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.
- July 7, 1953 – Ernesto “Che” Guevara sets out on a trip through Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, and El Salvador.
- September 21, 1953 – Lieutenant No Kum-sok, a North Korean pilot, defects to South Korea and is associated with Operation Moolah.
- October 5, 1953 – The first documented recovery meeting of Narcotics Anonymous is held.
- October 27, 1953 – British nuclear test Totem 2 is carried out at Emu Field, South Australia.
- 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 17, 1953 – The remaining human inhabitants of the Blasket Islands, Kerry, Ireland, are evacuated to the mainland.
Who Were Born On 1953?
- January 2, 1953 – Vincent Racaniello American virologist, author, and academic
- January 7, 1953 – Morris Titanic, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- January 23, 1953 – John Luther Adams, American composer
- March 21, 1953 – Paul Martin Lester, American photographer, author, and educator
- May 16, 1953 – Kitanoumi Toshimitsu, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 55th Yokozuna
- June 14, 1953 – Janet Mackey, New Zealand lawyer and politician
- August 23, 1953 – Kheira Bouziane, French politician
- September 22, 1953 – Richard Fairbrass, English singer-songwriter (Right Said Fred)
- October 24, 1953 – John Barton, English footballer and manager
- November 16, 1953 – Griff Rhys Jones, Welsh comedian, actor, and author