On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1953

Famous Birthdays

  • Gali Atari, Israeli pop singer (Milk And Honey) and actress, born in Rehovot, Israel
  • Kate Schmidt, American javelin thrower (Olympic bronze 1972, 76; WR 69.32m 1977), born in Long Beach, California
  • Stanley "Tookie" Williams, American gangster, born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2005)
  • Thomas Bach, German lawyer (9th President International Olympic Committee 2013-present), born in W├╝rzburg, West Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Violet MacMillan, American Broadway theatre actress(b. 1887)
1953 Highlights

About December 29, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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