Historical Events on April 16, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British royal yacht Britannia launched by Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
  • Jackie Pung wins LPGA Palm Springs Golf Open
  • Phillie's Connie Ryan gets 6 hits in a game
  • Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1
  • WAND TV channel 17 in Decatur, IL (ABC) begins broadcasting