On This Day

Birthdays in History in September 1953

  • Sep 1 Chuck Orton, US sysop, (Emerald BBS, Oregon)
  • Sep 2 Gerhard P J Thiele, Brenz Germany, astronaut
  • Sep 2 Ahmad Shah Massoud, Afghan commander and a war hero (d. 2001)
  • Sep 3 Munir H. Habib, Syrian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-3 backup)
  • Sep 9 Alisher B Usmanov, Russian business magnate and investor, born in Chust, Uzbekistan
  • Sep 11 Jani Allan, South African journalist and media personality, born in London
  • Sep 12 Nancy "Nan" Goldin, American photographer (The Ballad of Sexual Dependency), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 16 Gene Taylor, American politician (Rep-D-Mississippi), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Sep 16 Nancy Huston, Canadian novelist (Cantique des plaines) and essayist, born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Sep 17 Rita Rudner, comedienne (Funny People)
  • Sep 17 Altaf Hussain, Pakistani politician and founder of MQM
  • Sep 18 Betsy Boze, American academic (9th president of The College of The Bahamas), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Sep 22 Ségolène Royal, French politician
  • Sep 22 Geoff Gilpin, American author
  • Sep 26 Aivars Lembergs, Latvian politician, born in Jēkabpils, Latvia
  • Sep 27 Diane Abbott, British politician (L) 1st black woman elected to UK parliament, born in London
  • Sep 27 Mata Amritanandamayi, Indian religious leader
  • Sep 30 S.M. Stirling, Canadian-born author

About September 1953

How Old? 67 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Signs: Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22), Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22)