On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Baseball player reps Ralph Kiner (NL) & Allie Reynolds (AL) hire John Norman Lewis at $15,000 to give legal advice to players in negotiation
  • Marion Carl in Douglas Skyrocket reaches record 25,370 m
  • Sultan Sidi Mohammed Am Joessoef V of Morocco deposed

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivan Stang, American writer and filmmaker (Church of the SubGenius), born in Washington, D.C.