On This Day

July 20, 1953 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • The United Nations Economic and Social Council votes to make UNICEF a permanent agency
  • USSR/Israel recover diplomatic relations

Birthdays in History

  • Thomas Friedman, American journalist

Deaths in History

  • Dumarsaid Estime, President of Haiti (b. 1900)
  • Jan Struther, British author (b. 1901)
1953 in History