What Happened on December 3, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Samuel Barber's "Prayers of Kierkegaard" premieres

Composer Samuel Barber
Samuel Barber
  • William Walton's opera "Troilus & Cressida" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Grace Andreacchi, American author
  • Paul Gregg, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)

Famous Deaths

  • Enrique Soro Barriga, composer, dies at 70