August 15, 1954 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Alfredo Stroessner names himself president of Paraguay

Birthdays in History

  • Mary Jo Salter, American poet

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Stieg Larsson [Karl Stig-Erland Larsson], Swedish author (Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), born in Skelleftehamn, Sweden (d. 2004)