What Happened on September 12, 1954

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • Indians sweep Yanks at Municipal Stadium; largest AL crowd (86,563)
  • White Sox win 90th game, 1st time they win this many since 1920
  • WLBZ TV channel 2 in Bangor, ME (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Adonis, American professional wrestler (d. 1988)
  • Jeff Jarvis, American journalist
  • Russell G. Alexander, creator of Today In History v1.2