What Happened on August 14, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • WGR TV (now WGRZ) TV channel 2 in Buffalo, NY (NBC) begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Fidrych, American baseball player
  • Monica Baltodano, Leon, Nicaragua, Nicaraguan Sandinista Revolution commander

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Hugo Eckener, German inventor and commander of the famous Graf Zeppelin during its record-setting flights, dies at 86

Inventor and Zeppelin Commander Hugo Eckener
Inventor and Zeppelin Commander
Hugo Eckener