On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1953

Historical Events

  • "Me & Juliet" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 358 performances

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jazz musician Ella Fitzgerald (36) divorces bass player Ray Brown (27) after 6 years of marriage

Jazz Musician Ella Fitzgerald
Jazz Musician
Ella Fitzgerald

1953 Highlights

About August 28, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo