On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1953

Historical Events

Historic Event

Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi returns to Tehran

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? 68 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo