On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1953

Famous Birthdays

  • Betsy Boze, American academic (9th president of The College of The Bahamas), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Gerald Custer, American choral conductor and composer (I Kiss My Hand to the Stars), born in Baltimore, Maryland

Famous Deaths

  • Charles de Tornaco, Belgian racing driver, dies at 26
1953 Highlights

About September 18, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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