On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1953

Historical Events

Appointment of Interest

Nikita Khrushchev appointed First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, succeeding Malenkov

Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet First Secretary
Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet Leader Georgy Malenkov
Soviet Leader
Georgy Malenkov
  • Yanks clinch 5th straight pennant with 8-5 win over Indians

Famous Birthdays

  • Judy Playfair, Australian swimmer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • Tom Cora, American cellist and composer, born in Yancey Mills, Virginia (d. 1998)
1953 Highlights

About September 14, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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