On This Day

September 12, 1953 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in History

  • Nancy "Nan" Goldin, American photographer (The Ballad of Sexual Dependency), born in Washington, D.C.

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

American Senator John F. Kennedy (36) weds Jacqueline Bouvier (24) in Newport, Rhode Island

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
US First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
US First Lady
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Deaths in History

  • Hugo Schmeisser, German inventor and weapons designer, dies at 68
1953 in History