What Happened on November 5, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Nobel prize for physics awarded to Frederik Zernicke
  • Paul Searls saws a 32" log in 86.4 seconds
  • Terence Rattigan's "Sleeping Prince" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Florentino V. Floro, Filipino dwarf judge
  • Joyce Maynard, American writer