What Happened on August 2, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Tahar Ben Ammar appointed premier of Tunisia

Famous Birthdays

  • James Charles Kopp, American citizen who murdered Barnett Slepian
  • Lisa Brown, KC, Mo, actress (Guiding Light, Iva-As the World Turns)
  • Sammy McIlroy, Irish soccer star (Manchester United), born in Belfast, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Rene Amengual, composer, dies at 42