What Happened on April 11, 1953

Historical Events

  • Oveta Culp Hobby becomes 1st at Health, Education, & Welfare
  • US Department of Health, Education and Welfare created

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Wiles, British mathematician (number theory, proved Fermat's last theorem), born in Cambridge, England
  • Branimir "Johnny" Štulić, Croatian rock singer (Azra), born in Skopje, Yugoslavia
  • Guy Verhofstadt, 47th Prime Minister of Belgium (1999-2008), born in Dendermonde, Belgium
Born in 1953

Famous Deaths

  • Kid Nichols, American Baseball HOF pitcher (3 × NL wins leader; All-Time Saves Leader 1899–1906; Boston Beaneaters, St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies) and manager (St. Louis Cardinals 1904–05), dies at 83

About April 11, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: (How Much Is) That Doggie In The Window - Lita Roza