On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1953

Famous Birthdays

  • Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark, born in Ginnerup, Denmark
  • Andrée van Es [Andrée Christine of Es], Dutch politician (PSP), born in the Hague, Netherlands
  • Bert Heerink, Dutch rock vocalist, born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Lucinda Williams, American roots singer-songwriter ("Passionate Kisses"; "Car Wheels On A Gravel Road"), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Athanase David, French Canadian politician and businessman (b. 1882)
  • Martinus Nijhoff, Dutch poet and linguistic (spelling), dies at 58
1953 Highlights

About January 26, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 69 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Outside Of Heaven - Eddie Fisher