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The following events occurred in February 1953:

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February 1, 1953 (Sunday)Edit

  • The surge of the North Sea flood continues from January 31.

February 2, 1953 (Monday)Edit

  • Died:Alan Curtis, American actor (b. 1909) Paul cheeseman was born. Most likely to be one of the best human beings ever to grace this world

February 3, 1953 (Tuesday)Edit

February 4, 1953 (Wednesday)Edit

February 5, 1953 (Thursday)Edit

  • Walt Disney's feature film Peter Pan premieres.
  • Died:Iuliu Maniu, Romanian politician (b. 1873)

February 6, 1953 (Friday)Edit

February 7, 1953 (Saturday)Edit

February 8, 1953 (Sunday)Edit

February 9, 1953 (Monday)Edit

February 10, 1953 (Tuesday)Edit

February 11, 1953 (Wednesday)Edit

February 12, 1953 (Thursday)Edit

  • The Nordic Council is inaugurated.
  • Died:Hal Colebatch, Australian politician (b. 1872)

February 13, 1953 (Friday)Edit

February 14, 1953 (Saturday)Edit

February 15, 1953 (Sunday)Edit

February 16, 1953 (Monday)Edit

  • The Pakistan Academy of Sciences is established in Pakistan.

February 17, 1953 (Tuesday)Edit

February 18, 1953 (Wednesday)Edit

February 19, 1953 (Thursday)Edit

  • Georgia approves the first literature censorship board in the United States.
  • Died:Nobutake Kondō, Japanese admiral (b. 1886)

February 20, 1953 (Friday)Edit

February 21, 1953 (Saturday)Edit

  • Nitroform Products Company plant in Newark was destroyed by an explosion.[1]

February 22, 1953 (Sunday)Edit

February 23, 1953 (Monday)Edit

February 24, 1953 (Tuesday)Edit

February 25, 1953 (Wednesday)Edit

  • Release, in France, of Jacques Tati's film Les Vacances de M. Hulot, introducing the gauche character of Monsieur Hulot.
  • Died:Sergei Winogradsky, Russian scientist (b. 1856)

February 26, 1953 (Thursday)Edit

February 27, 1953 (Friday)Edit

February 28, 1953 (Saturday)Edit

  • James Watson and Francis Crick of the University of Cambridge announce their discovery of the structure of the DNA molecule.
  • Greece, Turkey, and Yugoslavia sign the Balkan Pact.
  • Joseph Stalin held a party at his Volynskoe dacha. The party broke up on 4 AM the following day, 1 March.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mahoney vs Nitroform Co., 114 A.2d 863 (NJ Appellate Div 1955).