December 31, 1953 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Hulan Jack sworn in as Manhattan Borough president
  • Willie Shoemaker shatters record, riding 485 winners in a year

Birthdays in History

  • Yahya Ould Hademine, Mauritanian 13th Prime Minister of Mauritania (2014-present), born in Timb├ędra, French West Africa

Deaths in History

  • Albert Plesman, Dutch aviation pioneer/founder (KLM), dies at 64