What Happened on December 8, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Maxwell Anderson's "Bad Seed" premieres in NYC
  • WPTZ TV channel 5 in Plattsburgh, NY (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Hongju Koh, Korean-American Dean of Yale Law School

Famous Deaths

  • Gladys George, actress (Roaring Twenties), dies at 50