On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1953

Historical Events

  • European Convention on Human Rights goes into effect

Event of interestEvent of Interest

French minister Francois Mitterrand, resigns due to colonial policy

21st President of France Francois Mitterrand
21st President of France
Francois Mitterrand

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Pierre Jeunet, French film director (Amelie), born in Roanne, Loire, Rhône-Alpes, France
  • Munir H. Habib, Syrian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-3 backup)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

New Zealand Explorer Edmund Hillary (34) weds Louise Mary Rose

Mountaineer and Explorer Edmund Hillary
Mountaineer and Explorer
Edmund Hillary

1953 Highlights

About September 3, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 67 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo