What Happened on September 2, 1953

Famous Birthdays

Ahmad Shah MassoudAhmad Shah Massoud (1953-2001)

Afghan political and military leader who fought the Soviet Union and led the Northern Alliance against the Taliban, born in Bazarak, Panjshir, Afghanistan

  • Gerhard P J Thiele, Brenz Germany, astronaut
  • John Zorn, American jazz and avant garde musician and composer, born in New York City
Born in 1953

Famous Deaths

  • Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright IV, American army officer, dies at 70
1953 Highlights

About September 2, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I Believe - Frankie Laine