What Happened on April 25, 1953

Historical Events

Structure of DNA Published

Francis Crick and James Watson's discovery of the double helix structure of DNA is published in "Nature" magazine

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Cosier, Australian cricketer (Australian batsman 1975-78, 109 on debut v WI), born in Richmond, Victoria, Australia
  • Ron Clements, American animation director (Moana), born in Sioux City, Iowa
  • Zeriiya Zekkariyas [Linda Womack (née Cooke)], American soul songwriter and singer (Womack & Womack -"Teardrops"), born in Chicago, Illinois
Born in 1953
1953 Highlights

About April 25, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I Believe - Frankie Laine