On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1953

Historical Events

  • 1st woman to break sound barrier (Jacqueline Cochran, USA)

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Chadwick, artist
  • [Feliciano] Butch Tavares, rocker (Tavares)

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Killick, English cricketer (at the crease 2 Tests for Eng 1929), dies at 69
1953 Highlights

About May 18, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus