What Happened on January 7, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Harry Truman announces American development of the hydrogen bomb

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman

Famous Birthdays

  • Agha Zahid, cricketer (open batting for Pak v WI 1975, scored 14 & 1)
  • Earl Wilber Force "Wire" Lindo, rocker (Bob Marley & the Wailers)

Famous Deaths

  • Osa Helen Johnson, American adventurer and filmmaker, dies at 58
  • Osa Johnson, American explorer (b. 1894)