What Happened on February 2, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Bevo Francis, Rio Grande College, scores 113 pts in basketball game

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Eisenhower reports detonation of 1st H-bomb (done in 1952)

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Snow falls on Gibraltar

Famous Birthdays

  • Christie Brinkley, [Ex-Mrs Billy Joel], model/actress (SI, Vacation)
  • Hansi Hinterseer, Austrian singer, actor, former skier

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Ina Garten, American author and TV cooking show host (Barefoot Contessa, Food Network), born in Brooklyn, New York

Author and Cooking Show Host Ina Garten
Author and Cooking Show Host
Ina Garten
  • Jayantha Amerasinghe, cricketer (2 Tests for Sri Lanka v NZ 1983)

Famous Deaths

  • Theodor Rogalski, composer, dies at 52