Trisha Shetty

1953 in Turkey

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Centuries:  20th 21st
1953 in Turkey
Decades:  1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s

Events in the year 1953 in Turkey.

Contents

Parliament

  • 9th Parliament of Turkey
  • Incumbents

  • President – Celal Bayar
  • Prime Minister –Adnan Menderes
  • Leader of the opposition - İsmet İnönü
  • Ruling party and the main opposition

  • Ruling party - Democrat Party (DP)
  • Main opposition - Republican People’s Party (CHP)
  • Cabinet

  • 20th government of Turkey
  • Events

  • 21 January – The first agreement with a US firm about oil exploration in Turkey
  • 28 February – Triple agreement between Turkey, Greece and (former) Yugoslavia
  • 18 March - Earthquake in northwest Anatolia, around Balıkesir
  • 4 April - TCG Dumlupınar submarine collided with a Swedish freighter and sank (81 deaths)
  • 2 May – Earthquake around İzmir
  • 28/29 May – Heavy casualty of the Turkish brigade During the Battle of the Hook in Korea
  • 18 June – Earthquake around Edirne
  • 16 August - House of the Virgin Mary was opened to visits
  • 10 November – Atatürk’s body was transferred to its final resting place (Anıtkabir) on his death day
  • 14 December – All property and the furniture of CHP, the main opposition party was confiscated
  • Births

  • 3 January – Fikri Karadağ, retired colonel
  • 11 January – Mehmet Altan, economist, writer
  • 20 January – Alaattin Çakıcı, former member of Grey Wolves
  • 23 February – Adnan Polat, business man
  • 1 March – Sinan Çetin, film director and producer
  • 29 March – Güher and Süher Pekinel sisters, pianists
  • 7 April – Fatih Erkoç, singer
  • 4 September - Fatih Terim, footballer, coach
  • Deaths

  • 28 January – Neyzen Tevfik, ney player and satirist
  • 5 February - Halit Akmansü , retired officier who participated in the Turkish War of Independence
  • 22 September – Necmettin Sadak, former foreign minister
  • 11 December – Sedat Simavi, journalist and founder of Hürriyet newspaper
  • 27 December - Şükrü Saracoğlu, former prime minister (13th and 14th government of Turkey)
  • References

    1953 in Turkey Wikipedia


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