On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1953

Historical Events

  • Anti-Revolutionary Party (ARP) accept female suffrage

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Moore, British comic book writer and novelist
  • Alan Murphy, British rock session guitarist (Kate Bush), born in Islington, London, England (d. 1989)
  • Kevin Nealon, American actor (SNL, Hot Shot, Coneheads), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Famous Deaths

  • Ruth Crawford Seeger, American modernist classical and folk music composer (String Quartet, 1931; Rissolty, Rossolty), dies at 52
1953 Highlights

About November 18, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Answer Me - Frankie Laine