On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1953

Historical Events

  • 1st west-to-east jet transatlantic nonstop flight

Election of Interest

UN General Assembly begins session that will elect Dag Hammarskjöld of Sweden as Secretary-General

Secretary-General of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld
Secretary-General of the United Nations
Dag Hammarskjöld

Famous Birthdays

  • Everard Endt, American sailor (Olympic gold 1952)
1953 Highlights

About April 7, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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