On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1953

Historical Events

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

Famous Divorces

Ella Fitzgerald

American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald (36) divorces American jazz bassist Ray Brown (27) after 6 years of marriage

1953 Highlights

About August 28, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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