What Happened on September 3, 1953

Historical Events

  • European Convention on Human Rights goes into effect

Event of Interest

French minister François Mitterrand, resigns due to colonial policy

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)
Born in 1953

Famous Weddings

Edmund Hillary

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

About September 3, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I Believe - Frankie Laine