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this day in crime history: april 24, 1953

On this date in 1953, a crew of robbers held up the Southwest Bank in St. Louis. The robbers didn’t get far with their loot; police officers confronted them as they exited the bank. 93 more words

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Fact of the day: April 24th

On this day in 1953 Winston Churchill was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.

Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, the British leader who guided Great Britain and the Allies through the crisis of World War II, is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. 86 more words

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1953 Food Ad, Wesson Oil, with Salad Dressing Recipes

Vintage 1950s magazine advertisement, Wesson Oil, with salad dressing recipes
Your Own 1-Minute Wesson Dressing – Tastes Best – Costs Less"
Published in Family Circle, July 1953, Vol. 13 more words


Five Girls At Beach Arena

Daytona Beach Morning Journal – January 30, 1953

Some of the oldtimers in sports can probably remember the time when Mildred Burke wasn’t the woman’s champion.

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Thesz Unveils The Red Mask And Finds Hefner

Globe & Mail – June 12, 1953
By Steve York

If that don’t beat the Dutch!

Champion Lou Thesz defeated the Red Mask last night at Maple Leaf Gardens and he turned out to be Dutch Hefner.

Lou Thesz

Thesz Gets O'Connor Draw As Fans Boo

Minneapolis Star-Tribune, December 30, 1953

Although Pat O’Connor of New Zealand had much the better of his wrestling match with world heavyweight champion Lou Thesz of St. 459 more words

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Great Togo, Giant Japanese, To Wrestle Here Thursday

The News and Courier – February 15, 1953

The Great Togo, giant Japanese wrestler, will make his Charleston debut Thursday night at County Hall meeting Charlie Laye in an exhibition that should take some of the spotlight from the tag team main event.