What Happened on March 31, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • UN Security Council nominates Dag Hammarskjöld for Secretary-General
  • US Department of Health, Education & Welfare established

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Kamakahi, Grammy Award-winning musician (d. 2014), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Greg Martin, singer (Ky Headhunters-Davy Crockett), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Sean Hopper, California, rock keyboardist (Huey Lewis & The News)