On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1953

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi returns to Tehran

Last Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Last Shah of Iran
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Ellering, American wrestling manager, born in Melrose, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Tabor, American MLB 3rd baseman (2 x grand slams in one game), dies of a heart attack at 36
1953 Highlights

About August 22, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo