What Happened on September 5, 1954

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Dutch Super Constellation crashes at Shannon, 28 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick Kempe, American author, journalist, and executive, born in Utah
  • Hans-Jorgen Gerhardt, German bobsleder (Olympic gold 1980), born in Altenburg, Thuringia

Famous Deaths

  • Eugen Schiffer, German politician (b. 1860)