What Happened on January 7, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Harry Truman announces American development of the hydrogen bomb

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman

Famous Birthdays

  • Agha Zahid, Pakistani cricketer (open batting for Pak v WI 1975, scored 14 & 1), born in Lahore, Pakistan
  • Earl Lindo, Jamaican reggae musician (Bob Marley & the Wailers), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Osa Johnson, American adventurer and filmmaker, dies at 58