What Happened On 10th October 1953 In History

October 10th (1953) was a Saturday. It's the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 82 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 10th October, 1953

  • » Mutual Defense Treaty Between the United States and the Republic of Korea is concluded in Washington D.C.

Famous Birthdays on October 10 in 1953

  • » Midge Ure, Scottish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Slik, Rich Kids, Thin Lizzy, Visage, and Ultravox)
  • » Aleksander Veingold, Estonian and Soviet chess player and coach
  • » Gus Williams (basketball) named Gus Williams, American basketball player

October 10th Famous Deaths for 1953

  • » Erima Harvey Northcroft, New Zealand general, lawyer, and judge (b. 1884)

October 10th Holidays in History

  • » Christian Calendar of saints known as Feast Day:
  • » Saint Cerbonius or Cerbonius
  • » Paulinus of York (in England)
  • » Viktor of Xanten
  • » Vida Dutton Scudder (Episcopal Church (USA))
  • » October 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Thomas Traherne (commemoration, Anglicanism)
  • » Arbor Day (Poland)
  • » Double Ten Day (The National Day of Taiwan), celebrates outbreak of the Wuchang Uprising in 1911 that led to founding of the Republic of China in 1912
  • » Fiji Week named Fiji Day, celebrates the independence of Fiji from United Kingdom in 1970
  • » Flag days in Finland known as Finnish Literature Day (Finland)
  • » Public holidays in North Korea named Party Foundation Day (North Korea)
  • » Tau Epsilon Phi Founders Day (International observance called International)
  • » International observance October named World Day Against Death Penalty (International observances e.g International)

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