On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • John Norman Lewis contends players have no desire to form a union

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