On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1953

Historical Events

  • Auguste/Jacques Piccard dives with bathosphere to 3150 m (record)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Earl Warren appointed Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court

Jurist and Governor of California Earl Warren
Jurist and Governor of California
Earl Warren
  • Robert Anderson's "Tea & Sympathy" premieres in NYC
  • WICS TV channel 20 in Springfield, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • WMT (now KGAN) TV channel 2 in Cedar Rapids-Waterloo, IA (CBS) begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Deborah Allen, country singer (Jim Stafford Show), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • S.M. Stirling, Canadian-born author
1953 Highlights

About September 30, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra