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Events in History in September 1953

  • Sep 1 101°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in Sept
  • Sep 1 Fokker begins building F-27 Fokker Friendship
  • Sep 3 European Convention on Human Rights goes into effect

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Sep 3 French minister Francois Mitterrand, resigns due to colonial policy

21st President of France Francois Mitterrand
21st President of France
Francois Mitterrand
  • Sep 5 1st privately operated atomic reactor-Raleigh, NC
  • Sep 5 US give Persian premier Zahedi $45 million aid

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Sep 6 Konrad Adenauer's CDU wins elections in German Federal Republic

Chancellor of West Germany Konrad Adenauer
Chancellor of West Germany
Konrad Adenauer

BeatificationCatholic Encyclical

Sep 8 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Fulgeno corona

260th Pope Pius XII
260th Pope
Pius XII
  • Sep 10 Swanson sells its 1st "TV dinner"

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Sep 14 Nikita Khrushchev appointed First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, succeeding Malenkov

Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet First Secretary
Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet Leader Georgy Malenkov
Soviet Leader
Georgy Malenkov
  • Sep 22 Islamic uprising in Atjeh, Indonesia
  • Sep 26 Polish government fires/imprisons Cardinal Wyszynski
  • Sep 26 US & Spain sign defense treaty (4 US bases in Spain)
  • Sep 27 Baltimore Colt Bert Rechichar kicks a 56-yard field goal
  • Sep 27 Typhoon destroys one third of Nagoya, Japan
  • Sep 28 Dutch government proclaims 5% general pay increase on Jan 1, 1954
  • Sep 29 1st department store to sell insurance is Carson Pirie Scott in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 29 Balt Mayor D'Alesandro buys Veeck's interest in Browns for $2,475,000
  • Sep 29 US government gives France $385 million for combat in Indo-China
  • Sep 30 Auguste/Jacques Piccard dives with bathosphere to 3150 m (record)

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Sep 30 Earl Warren appointed Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court

Jurist and Governor of California Earl Warren
Jurist and Governor of California
Earl Warren
  • Sep 30 Robert Anderson's "Tea & Sympathy" premieres in NYC