January 1, 1953 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Ernest Blochs "Suite Hebraique," premieres
  • The Bantu Education Act (later renamed the Black Education Act) commenced, providing the legal underpinning of several aspects of the apartheid system, most importantly in education

Birthdays in History

  • Gary Johnson, American businessman, politician, Libertarian Party nominee for Presiden 2016, born in Minot, North Dakota