What Happened on September 22, 1953

Historical Events

  • Islamic uprising in Atjeh, Indonesia

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Fairbrass, English singer and bassist (Right Said Fred), born in Kingston upon Thames, England
  • Ségolène Royal, French politician (Socialist party), 1st Frenchwoman to be nominated for the Presidency by a major party, born in Dakar, French West Africa
  • Tomasz Wójtowicz, Polish volleyball player (Olympic gold 1976; World C'ship gold 1974; Legia Warsaw, Santal Parma) and broadcaster, born in Lublin, Poland (d. 2022)
Born in 1953

Famous Deaths

  • William Brann, South African cricketer (3 Tests for South Africa), dies at 54
1953 Highlights

About September 22, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 70 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Look At That Girl - Guy Mitchell