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  1953 - Flood disaster -The Dutch struggle against the waters.
In February 1953 the Netherlands faced disaster when the dikes protecting the southwest of the country were breached by the joint onslaught of a hurricane-force northwesterly wind and exceptionally high spring tides.
Immediately after the devastating storm surge of 1953, a Delta Commission was appointed to advise the government on the necessary works to protect the south-western part of the country.
This provides for the major rivers transecting the Netherlands to be given greater freedom to spill out across some parts of their traditional floodplains, while the height of the dikes controlling them is increased elsewhere.
www.thehollandring.com /1953-ramp.shtml   (1307 words)

  CIA in Iran, Dr. Mohammad Mossadegh in trial by the Shah in 1953
By the summer of 1953, the British and American governments initiated a joint Anglo-American plan for the covert overthrow of Dr. Mohammad Mossadegh, the Prime Minister of Iran.
The decision was made in June 1953 to replace Dr. Mohammad Mossadegh with General Fazlollah Zahedi; one of those arrested in February 1953 on charges of plotting to overthrow the nationalist government.
In accordance with the plan, on August 16, 1953, the Shah violated the Iran's Monarchy Constitution and dismissed Dr. Mossadegh and his nationalist cabinet without the parliament's approval and appointed General Fazlollah Zahedi as the new Prime Minister.
www.angelfire.com /home/iran/1953coup.html   (831 words)

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Informational [Page 7] RFC 1953 IFMP Specification May 1996 C The Peer Instance and Peer Identity in the incoming message matches the value of the Sender Instance and the Source IP Address currently in use for all SYN, SYNACK, and ACK messages transmitted out of the port on which the incoming message was received.
Informational [Page 10] RFC 1953 IFMP Specification May 1996 IPv4 header, and the total length of the IFMP message starting with the version field (this is equivalent to the value of the Total Length field from the IPv4 header minus the length of the IPv4 header itself).
Informational [Page 11] RFC 1953 IFMP Specification May 1996 4.1 Redirect Message The Redirect Message element is used to instruct an adjacent node to attach one or more given labels to packets belonging to one or more specified flows each for a specified period of time.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1953.txt   (4578 words)

 IALHI News Service: East-German Uprising of 1953   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The East German crisis of 1953, climaxing in the June uprising, was first and foremost an existential crisis for the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and its regime headed by the Socialist Unity Party of Germany (SED).
If Moscow or the SED spoke of German unification in 1953, it was because of what Stalin had told Ulbricht and friends at the end of their final meeting in 1952: "You should continue propaganda for German unity in the future.
The crisis of 1953 was a serious one for the Soviet bloc, but it also showed how firm the dividing lines in Europe and Germany had become since the end of World War II.
www.ialhi.org /news/i0204_14.html   (2200 words)

 Korea: history 1637-1953 - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Korea: history 1637-1953   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The UN side reported that more than half the 130,000 prisoners of war in the South were refusing to return to China and North Korea.
In March 1953 the hardline Soviet leader Stalin died.
On 27 July a truce agreement was signed between the UN and North Korea, confirming the border at the 38th parallel; South Korea did not participate.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Korea:+history+1637-1953   (3241 words)

 1953 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1953 calendar).
January 31-February 1 - North Sea flood of 1953 kills 1,835 people in the southwestern Netherlands (especially Zeeland), 307 in the United Kingdom and several hundred at sea, including 132 on the ferry Princess Victoria in the Irish Sea
February 1 - Surge of North Sea Flood of 1953 continues from the previous day.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1953   (2293 words)

 Timeline 1953
1953 Mar 9, U.S. vs. Reynolds was a landmark ruling that formally established the government's "state secrets" privilege, a privilege that has enabled federal agencies to conceal conduct, withhold documents and block troublesome civil litigation, including suits by whistle-blowers and possible victims of discrimination.
1953 Oct, British troops in Guyana deposed Dr. Jagan and charged that he and his party "were under the complete control of a communist clique." Dr. Jagan responded with a civil disobedience campaign and was quickly jailed for 6 months.
1953 S.L. Miller, a chemist at the Univ.
timelines.ws /20thcent/1953.HTML   (8961 words)

 Nature   (Site not responding. Last check: )
April 25, 1953: From the same issue, Wilkins, Stokes and Wilson analyse the X-Ray crystallography evidence, and suggest evidence that the structure exists in biological systems.
April 25, 1953: Rosalind Franklin and Ray Gosling provide further evidence of the helical nature of nucleic acids, and conclude that the phosphate backbone lies on the outside of the structure.
July 25, 1953: Franklin and Gosling detail the distinctions between the A and B structures of the double helix in DNA.
www.nature.com /nature/dna50/archive.html   (316 words)

 1953   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1953 the following books were published: 'This is Scientology The Science of Certainty'; 'Introduction to Scientology' and 'Self Analysis in Scientology'.
Another FBI report, dated February 3, 1953, reveals that the Bureau files now included a newspaper story quoting Hubbard's ex-wife during divorce litigation as saying L. Ron Hubbard was "hopelessly insane".
This spiteful slander, made in anger and later recanted in a sworn statement by the woman who had originated it, was thereafter cited by the FBI in countless memoranda throughout the world.
www.freezone.org /timetrack/1953.htm   (206 words)

 Glasgow Citizens Theatre - "1953"
What Raine does is to transpose the story of Andromaque, the capured widow of the Trojan hero Hector to Rome in the year 1953.
Except that this 1953 is in a parallel universe, where there has been an Axis victory in the second world war.
Raine's flinty, agile poetry, a fluent mix of contrasting metre, ingenious rhyming, regional variations and fruity slang, is ignited by the concentration of the performances, which are notably led by Greg Hicks as the emotionally unstable Orestes, a callously impulsive Nazi general.
members.aol.com /citzsite/citz/gc1953.htm   (1155 words)

 BBC - British Isles - A User's Guide To Natural History
The storm of January 31 1953 is described as the worst peacetime disaster that the UK has known.
The difference is that next time there will be an early warning so people can evacuate and move to higher ground, and at least some of the sea defences will be strong enough to withstand the storm.
In 1953 there was a combination of an intense low pressure heading down the North Sea, hurricane force winds and a high tide.
www.open2.net /naturalhistory/1953.html   (627 words)

By 1953 a pattern of test activity at the Nevada Proving Ground had emerged.
Through the fifties, every year or (every other year if a pacific test series intervened) a series of several shots was fired at the NPG over a period of three or four months to address a wide variety of objectives.
The full scale thermonuclear version of this design was actually deployed on a limited scale for a short time as an "Emergency Capability" weapon in late 1953 and early 1954.
www.radiochemistry.org /history/nuke_tests/upshot_knothole   (2236 words)

 HERMENAUT: The Club Havana Secret History of Cinema: 1953
Luckily, another kind of movie was emerging in 1953 to counter the effects of all this heavy grotesque stuff.
The second feature-length film by one of the greatest directors, this is a study of disturbed, violent, alienated youth in three episodes, one set in Italy, one in France, one in England.
Probably the film has things in common both with the clinical tone of Antonioni's 1953 short "Attempted Suicides" (part of the omnibus film Love in the City) and with the eerily removed melodrama of his beguiling third feature, The Lady without Camelias (also 1953), about the pointless, empty life of a beautiful movie star.
www.hermenaut.com /a100.shtml   (3316 words)

 1953 1954 Chevrolet Automobile
However, the new Bel Air or 2400 Series is new for the 1953 Chevrolet models.
In 1954 the trailing zero was dropped and the models became the 150 and 210 models.
The four models in the 1953 Chevrolet Bel Air Series are set apart by a luxurious appearance, numerous refinements of exterior beauty, and lavishly appointed interiors.
www.1953chevrolet.com   (308 words)

 Uprising in East Germany, 1953
Forty-eight years ago, on June 17, 1953, the German Democratic Republic (GDR) erupted in a series of workers’ riots and demonstrations that threatened the very existence of the communist regime.
Uprising in East Germany, 1953: The Cold War, the German Question, and the First Major Upheaval behind the Iron Curtain is edited by Christian F. Ostermann, a National Security Archive Fellow and currently the Director of the Cold War International History Project (CWIHP) at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
The 1953 crisis has been a focus of the National Security Archive for the past several years as part of a multi-year, multi-archival international collaborative research effort conducted under the auspices of the Archive’s “Openness in Russia and East Europe Project,” in collaboration with CWIHP and our Russian and Eastern European partners.
www.gwu.edu /~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB50   (1165 words)

 The GM Futurliner
In 1946, after a WWII hiatus, several of the Futurliners were in a Detroit parade to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the invention of the automobile.
The 1953 version, however, is powered by a 302 inline 6 cylinder OHV GMC engine.
The original Futurliners, prior to their 1953 refurbishing, had bubble canopies over the cockpit (driver’s compartment), similar to a fighter plane of the era.
www.futurliner.com /fh.htm   (688 words)

 Iran 1953 KH
The Secretary of State held in his hand a plan of operation to overthrow the prime minister of Iran prepared by Kermit (Kim) Roosevelt of the CIA.
The standard "textbook" account of what took place in Iran in 1953 is that-whatever else one might say for or against the operation-the United States saved Iran from a Soviet/Communist takeover.
Kennett Love wrote that he believed that CIA officer George Carroll, whom he knew personally, worked with General Farhat Dadsetan, the new military governor of Teheran, "on preparations for the very efficient smothering of a potentially dangerous dissident movement emanating from the bazaar area and the Tudeh in the first two weeks of November, 1953".
www.thirdworldtraveler.com /Blum/Iran_KH.html   (1692 words)

 Bowling for Columbine : Library : What a Wonderful World
On June 1st, 1953, the CIA and the British SIS submitted their initial plans for the overthrow of Mossadeq, and the installation of the Shah as dictator and General Zahedi as Prime Minister.
Both the CIA and the SIS pledged military and logistical aid, and worked through the British ambassador in Tehran to convince the Shah to assume the dictatorship.
On August 19th, 1953, democratically elected Mossadeq was overthrown, and the Shah took control.
www.bowlingforcolumbine.com /library/wonderful/iran.php   (313 words)

 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1953 National League
Did you know that the Braves, who opened the 1953 season in Milwaukee, were scheduled to open in Boston until the move was approved on March 18th of the same season?
On July 9, 1953, Robin Roberts streak of 28 CONSECUTIVE complete games ended after he gave up 11 hits and 5 earned runs - his relief was Bob Miller and it occurred during the 8th inning versus the Dodgers.
It was none other than Ernie Banks of the Chicago Cubs who made his debut on September 17, 1953 and went 0-for-3 in a losing effort (final score was 16-4) versus the Phillies.
baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1953n.shtml   (824 words)

 The Chess Label Part II (1953-1955)
In 1953, the Chess brothers continued to make their sessions at Universal Recording in Chicago.
From January through May 1953 virtually everything that Chess laid down at Universal was in the U4300 series originally opened in the ledger for Al Benson's freelance sessions.
From late 1950 through early 1953, Lenoir had recorded for JOB (though his first session for the label, back in December 1950, was promptly sold outright to Chess).
hubcap.clemson.edu /~campber/chess2.html   (2945 words)

 Richard Bernstein, "In Eastern Germany, 1953 Uprising Is Remembered," New York Times, 16 June 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We published a 14-point program that was inspired by the 10-point program of June 17, 1953.
The protests were set off on June 16, 1953.
On that day, the trade union newspaper, Die Tribune, defended a decree by the East German Council of Ministers that raised production quotas in industry and construction by at least 10 percent, according to a history of the German Democratic Republic by Martin McCauley, a British historian.
www.mtholyoke.edu /acad/intrel/coldwar/bitter.htm   (1044 words)

 Biography of Dwight D. Eisenhower
Negotiating from military strength, he tried to reduce the strains of the Cold War.
In 1953, the signing of a truce brought an armed peace along the border of South Korea.
The death of Stalin the same year caused shifts in relations with Russia.
www.whitehouse.gov /history/presidents/de34.html   (618 words)

 In This Year ... 1953   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This area contains a list of interesting reports based around the 2728 titles in the IMDb for 1953.
The form below allows you to search the database for titles from 1953 only.
The A-Z index enables you to browse the titles alphabetically.
us.imdb.com /Sections/Years/1953   (113 words)

 Technorati Tag: 1953
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 Locust St.
But luckily he kept his affiliation with Blue Note Records and in 1953, things began to turn.
Johnson's trombone solo is masterful--he moves as lightly as Brown did on the trumpet.
Recorded on June 22, 1953, in New York, and available on J.J. Johnson: The Eminent Vol.
inkhornterm.blogspot.com /2005/10/1953-j.html   (276 words)

For two of the three years that the war was under way, both sides were actually trying to negotiate a peace.
When a ceasefire was eventually signed, on 27 July 1953, no-one could have guessed that 50 years later, the two Koreas would remain technically at war.
A peace treaty has never been signed, and the border continues to bristle with mines, artillery and hundreds of troops.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/shared/spl/hi/asia_pac/03/the_korean_war/html/default.stm   (185 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Roman Holiday [1953]: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Add to this stellar triumvirate the meticulous, loving direction of William Wyler and a warm-hearted original story by Dalton Trumbo (fllisted and uncredited at the time) and the result is assuredly one of Hollywood's timeless classics.
Their adventure that follows, taking in the sights and sounds of a bustling Rome, is full of charm and romance.
Roman Holiday (1953) was directed wonderfully by William Wyler.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000059H20   (800 words)

 Corvette Chronicle - 1953
Flint, Michigan (AP) - The President, Dwight D. Eisenhower, proclaimed this day as "America's Sports Car Day" in honor of the 1953 Corvette.
Vice President Richard M. Nixon released the final production numbers and statistics on the 1953 Corvette.
I Love Lucy's Little Ricky is born same day Lucille Ball gives birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr.
www.corvettemuseum.com /library-archives/chronicle/1953.htm   (95 words)

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