What Happened on September 12, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Carnival in Flanders" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 6 performances
  • Brooklyn Dodgers clinch NL pennant earlier than any other team, defeating Milwaukee Braves 105-49

Famous Birthdays

  • John Williams, American archer (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Nancy "Nan" Goldin, Photographer, born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

American Senator John F. Kennedy (36) weds Jacqueline Bouvier (24) in Newport, Rhode Island

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
US First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
US First Lady
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick Kuys, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1898), dies
  • Hugo Schmeisser, German weapons designer (b. 1884)
  • Lewis Stone, actor (Prisoner of Zenda), dies of heart attack at 73