What Happened on September 2, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahmad Shah Massoud, Afghan commander and a war hero (d. 2001)
  • Gerhard P J Thiele, Brenz Germany, astronaut
  • John Zorn, American musician

Famous Deaths

  • Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright IV, American army officer, dies at 70