On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1953

Historical Events


KnightedKnighthood

Winston Churchill knighted by Queen Elizabeth II

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Bogosian, American actor (Talk Radio), born in Woburn, Massachusetts
  • John P. Hiler, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana (1981-91), born in Chicago, Illinois
1953 Highlights

About April 24, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus