What Happened On 15th October 1953 In History

October 15th (1953) was a Thursday. It's the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 77 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 15th October, 1953

  • » British nuclear test 'Totem 1' detonated at Emu Field, South Australia.

Famous Birthdays on October 15 in 1953

  • » Betsy Clifford, Canadian skier
  • » Tito Jackson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Jackson 5)
  • » Larry Miller (comedian) known as Larry Miller, American actor and screenwriter
  • » Walter Jon Williams, American author

October 15th Holidays in History

  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » Teresa of Ávila called Saint Teresa of Ávila (Doctor of Church)
  • » Hedwig of Silesia or Saint Hedwig of Silesia
  • » Thecla of Kitzingen or Saint Thecla of Kitzingen
  • » October 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Arbor Day e.g National Tree Planting Day (Sri Lanka)
  • » The Equirria or 'October equus', sacrifice of a horse to Mars (god) called Mars. (Roman Empire)
  • » Global Handwashing Day (International observance known as International)
  • » Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day (Canada and the United States)
  • » Earliest day on which Sweetest Day can fall, while October 21 is the latest; celebrated on the third Saturday in October. (Great Lakes region (North America) known as Great Lakes Region)

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