Birthdays in History in September 1953

  • Sep 1 Chuck Orton, US sysop, (Emerald BBS, Oregon)
  • Sep 2 Gerhard P J Thiele, Brenz Germany, astronaut
  • Sep 2 Ahmad Shah Massoud, Afghan commander and a war hero (d. 2001)
  • Sep 3 Khabib Munir, Syria, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-3 backup)
  • Sep 3 M H Habib, Syria, cosmonaut
  • Sep 4 Michael Stean, chess player
  • Sep 9 Alisher B Usmanov, Russian business magnate and investor, born in Chust, Uzbekistan
  • Sep 11 Jani Allan, South African journalist and media personality
  • Sep 12 Nancy "Nan" Goldin, Photographer, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 16 Gene Taylor, (Rep-D-Mississippi)
  • Sep 16 Nancy Huston, Canadian-born novelist and essayist
  • Sep 17 Rita Rudner, comedienne (Funny People)
  • Sep 17 Altaf Hussain, Pakistani politician and founder of MQM
  • Sep 18 Betsy Boze née: Vogel, American academic
  • Sep 22 Ségolène Royal, French politician
  • Sep 22 Geoff Gilpin, American author
  • Sep 26 Aivars Lembergs, Latvian politician
  • Sep 27 Diane Abbott, British politician (L) 1st black woman elected to UK parliament, born in London
  • Sep 27 Heather Watts, ballerina (Dancing on My Grave), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 27 Mata Amritanandamayi, Indian religious leader
  • Sep 30 S.M. Stirling, Canadian-born author