What Happened on September 20, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st FORTRAN computer program run
  • 1st National People's Congress adopts Chinese constitution
  • KETC TV channel 9 in Saint Louis, MO (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Los Stravinsky's "In Memoriam Dylan Thomas," premieres in Angeles
  • New Zealand's Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents reports just ten days after concluding hearings.
  • Roger Bannister awarded Britain's Silver Pears Trophy

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Mcintosh, British member European parliament
  • Brinke Stevens, [Charlene Brinkman] Ca, actress (Slumber Party Massacre)
  • Henry Samueli, American NHL team owner
  • Silvio Leonard, Cienguegos Cuba, 100m runner (Olympic-silver-1980)