On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1953

Historical Events

  • 1st atomic cannon electronically fired at Frenchman Flat, Nevada
  • 1st non-commercial educational television station-Houston, Texas
  • Braves Max Surkont strikes out record 8 Reds in a row

Famous Birthdays

  • D. A. Weibring Jr, American golfer (Senior Players C'ship 2008), born in Quincy Illinois
  • Daniel Passarella, Argentine footballer, born in Chacabuco, Argentina
  • Eve Ensler, American playwright (The Vagina Monologues), born in NYC, New York
  • Jane Priest, Prince Charles' lover, born in Perth, Australia
  • Rich Alves, American country guitarist (Pirates of Mississippi - "Feed Jake"), born in Pleasanton, California
  • Stan Sakai, Japanese-American cartoonist (Usagi Yojimbo), born in Kyoto, Japan
1953 Highlights

About May 25, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini