1953 in the United Kingdom

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1953 in the United Kingdom:
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1951 | 1952 | 1953 (1953) | 1954 | 1955
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Sport, Television and music

Events from the year 1953 in the United Kingdom. This is the year of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II and the North Sea flood.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

A breach at Erith after the North Sea flood
Coronation portrait of Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh, June 1953

Undated[edit]

Publications[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Derek Bentley hanged for murder". BBC On This Day. 28 January 1953. Archived from the original on 31 January 2008. Retrieved 10 January 2008. 
  2. ^ "130 die in ferry disaster". BBC On This Day. 31 January 1953. Archived from the original on 8 January 2008. Retrieved 10 January 2008. 
  3. ^ "Violent storms claim hundreds of lives". BBC On This Day. 1 February 1953. Archived from the original on 27 December 2007. Retrieved 10 January 2008. 
  4. ^ "Sweet rationing ends in Britain". BBC On This Day. 5 February 1953. Archived from the original on 25 December 2007. Retrieved 10 January 2008. 
  5. ^ http://www.manutd.com/en/Players-And-Staff/Legends/Tommy-Taylor.aspx?pageNo=2
  6. ^ http://www.munich58.co.uk/memorabilia/books/taylor.asp
  7. ^ "Marshal Tito makes historic visit to London". BBC On This Day. 16 March 1953. Retrieved 10 January 2008. 
  8. ^ "Queen Mary dies peacefully after illness". BBC On This Day. 24 March 1953. Archived from the original on 9 January 2008. Retrieved 10 January 2008. 
  9. ^ a b c d e Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  10. ^ "Queen Mary laid to rest in Windsor". BBC On This Day. 31 March 1953. Retrieved 10 January 2008. 
  11. ^ "The Lost Decade Timeline, BBC". Retrieved 10 January 2008. 
  12. ^ "Britain honours American hero". BBC On This Day. 15 April 1953. Retrieved 2 July 2009. 
  13. ^ "Queen launches Royal Yacht Britannia". BBC On This Day. 16 April 1953. Archived from the original on 21 January 2008. Retrieved 10 January 2008. 
  14. ^ Watson, J. D.; Crick, F. H. C. (1953). "Molecular structure of nucleic acids: a structure for deoxyribose nucleic acid". Nature 171 (4356): 737–738. Bibcode:1953Natur.171..737W. doi:10.1038/171737a0. PMID 13054692. Retrieved 30 March 2007. 
  15. ^ "Scientists describe 'secret of life'". BBC On This Day. 25 April 1953. Archived from the original on 22 December 2007. Retrieved 10 January 2008. 
  16. ^ http://www.fa-cupfinals.co.uk/1953.htm[dead link]
  17. ^ Marr, Andrew (2007). A History of Modern Britain. London: Macmillan. p. 87. ISBN 978-1-4050-0538-8. 
  18. ^ "Queen Elizabeth takes coronation oath". BBC On This Day. 2 June 1953. Archived from the original on 15 December 2007. Retrieved 10 January 2008. 
  19. ^ Venables, Stephen (2003). To the top: the story of Everest. London: Walker Books. p. 63. ISBN 0-7445-8662-3. 
  20. ^ Gallagher, Brendan (4 June 2011). "1953: A golden year for sport". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 
  21. ^ Seldon, Anthony. "Winston Churchill's Indian Summer". The British Empire. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  22. ^ a b Kynaston, David (2009). Family Britain, 1951–57. London: Bloomsbury. ISBN 978-0-7475-8385-1. 
  23. ^ a b "Christie to hang for wife's murder". BBC On This Day. 25 June 1953. Retrieved 10 January 2008. 
  24. ^ "DinardViking". Simplon Postcards: The Passenger Ship Website. 2005. Retrieved 22 October 2012. 
  25. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 406–407. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  26. ^ "Britain sends troops to Guiana". BBC On This Day. 6 October 1953. Retrieved 10 January 2008. 
  27. ^ "Twenty die in Channel collision". BBC On This Day. 17 November 1953. Retrieved 10 January 2008. 
  28. ^ Hungary vs England 5:3 at Wembley Stadium London
  29. ^ "Lords vote for commercial television". BBC On This Day. 26 November 1953. Archived from the original on 28 November 2007. Retrieved 10 January 2008. 
  30. ^ "The Nobel Prize in Literature 1953". Retrieved 10 January 2008. 
  31. ^ "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1953". Retrieved 10 January 2008. 
  32. ^ The Hutchinson Factfinder. Helicon. 1999. ISBN 1-85986-000-1. 
  33. ^ 1953…. "The Coming of the Cafes". Classic Cafes. 1999–2008. Retrieved 12 July 2010. 
  34. ^ "Johnny Dankworth discography". 2010. Retrieved 1 September 2010. 
  35. ^ Baren, Maurice (1996). How It All Began Up the High Street. London: Michael O'Mara Books. pp. 82–3. ISBN 1-85479-667-4. 
  36. ^ Hyman, Basil; Braggs, Steven. The G-Plan Revolution: a celebration of British Popular Furniture of the 1950s and 1960s. ISBN 1-86154-310-7. 
  37. ^ "House of Fraser archive project". Retrieved 31 December 2010. 
  38. ^ Lambert, Tim. "Britain Since 1948". Retrieved 3 April 2013. 

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