What Happened on May 25, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday

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

  • Daniel Passarella, Argentine footballer
  • Donald Albert Weibring Jr, Quincy IL, PGA golfer (1979 Quad Cities)
  • Eve Ensler, American playwright
  • Jane Priest, Prince Charles' lover, born in Perth, Australia
  • Rich Alves, Pleasanton California, singer (Pirates of Miss-Fred Jake)
  • Stan Sakai, Japanese-American cartoonist (Usagi Yojimbo)