What Happened on October 26, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Great Britain performs nuclear test at Emu Field, Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Jennifer Roberson, US, sci-fi author (Shapechangers, Sword-Maker)
  • Julian Keith Strickland, Athens Ga, drummer (B-52's-Rock Lobster)
  • Lauren Tewes, Trafford Pa, actress (Julie McCoy-Love Boat)
  • Rosa Monckton, notable charity fundraiser

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Tennis champion Tony Trabert (23) weds beauty queen Shauna Wood at the Salt Lake Country Club in Salt Lake City, Utah

Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion Tony Trabert
Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion
Tony Trabert