On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1953

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pulitzer Prize for Literature awarded to Ernest Hemingway for "The Old Man & The Sea"

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Shanks, British poet and critic, dies at 60
  • T. Tertius Noble, English composer, dies at 85
1953 Highlights

About May 4, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus