On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Gali Atari, Israeli singer & actress, born in Rehovot, Israel
  • Kate Schmidt, American javelin thrower (Olympic bronze 1972), born in Long Beach, California
  • Stanley "Tookie" Williams, American gangster, born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

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