On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1954

Historical Events

  • Baltimore Orioles 1st game, loses to Tigers in Detroit 3-0

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Milwaukee Braves' Hank Aaron's 1st game

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron

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Robert Oppenheimer accused of being a communist

Physicist and Father of the Atomic Bomb Robert Oppenheimer
Physicist and Father of the Atomic Bomb
Robert Oppenheimer

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Roche, British Labour Party politician
  • Jimmy Destri, American rock keyboardist (Blondie-Heart of Glass, Rapture), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Niels Olsen, Danish singer and songwriter, born in Odense, Denmark

Famous Deaths

  • Angus Lewis Macdonald, Canadian politician, dies at 63
1954 Highlights

About April 13, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries