What Happened on April 24, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st American, civilian pilot, P.R. Holden, wounded in Indochina
  • Australia & USSR break diplomatic relations
  • WSEE TV channel 35 in Erie, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Captain Sensible, [Ray Burns], English rock bassist (Women & Captains 1st), born in London
  • Jack Blades, rock bassist (Damn Yankees-Coming of Age, Night Ranger)
  • Mumia Abu-Jamal, American death-row inmate
  • Vince Ferragamo, NFL/CFL quarterback (LA Rams, Montreal Alouettes)