What Happened On 2nd September 1953 In History

September 2nd (1953) was a Wednesday. It's the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 121 days left to the end of the year.

Famous Birthdays on September 2 in 1953

  • » Ahmad Shah Massoud, Afghan commander and politician, Ministry of Defense (Afghanistan) known as Minister of Defense for Afghanistan (d. 2001)
  • » John Zorn, American saxophonist, composer, and producer (Naked City (band) Naked City, Masada (band) Masada, and Painkiller (band) Painkiller)

September 2nd Famous Deaths for 1953

  • » Hendrik Offerhaus, Dutch rower (b. 1875)
  • » Jonathan M. Wainwright (general) e.g Jonathan M. Wainwright, American general, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1883)

September 2nd Holidays in History

  • » Christian feast day:
  • » Acepsimas of Hnaita and companions (Syriac Orthodox Church)
  • » Agricola of Avignon
  • » Antoninus of Pamiers
  • » Castor of Apt
  • » Nonnosus
  • » Feast day of St Stephen, King and Confessor e.g San Esteban del Rey (Acoma Pueblo)
  • » N. F. S. Grundtvig (Lutheran Church)
  • » Lucian Tapiedi named Martyrs of Papua New Guinea (Anglican Communion)
  • » September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Parliament of the Central Tibetan Administration or Democracy Day (Tibet)
  • » Independence day (Transnistria, unrecognized)
  • » Independence day (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, unrecognized)
  • » National Day (Vietnam) known as National Day, celebrates the independence of Vietnam from Japan and France in 1945

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World History for the 2nd September