On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1953

Historical Events

  • UN Security Council nominates Dag Hammarskj√∂ld for Secretary-General
  • US Department of Health, Education & Welfare established

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Kamakahi, Grammy Award-winning musician (d. 2014), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Greg Martin, singer (Ky Headhunters-Davy Crockett), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Rene Portland, American college basketball coach (Penn State 1980-2007), born in Broomall, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)
  • Sean Hopper, California, rock keyboardist (Huey Lewis & The News)
1953 Highlights

About March 31, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries