On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1953

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Parish, American Basketball Hall of Fame center (Boston Celtics; 9-time NBA All-Star), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Ron George, American politician (Member of the Maryland House of Delegates), born in Syracuse, New York

Famous Weddings

  • Future NYC mayor David Dinkins marries Joyce Burrows in NYC

Famous Deaths

  • Dimitar Nenov, Bulgarian composer, pianist and architect, dies at 51
1953 Highlights

About August 30, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

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