On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1954

Historical Events

  • Soviet diplomat Vladimir Petrov asks for politics asylum in Canberra

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Sterling, American sci-fi author (Involution Ocean, Schismatrix)
  • Jon Herington, American session and touring jazz and rock guitarist (Steely Dan), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Shari Redstone, American media executive (ViacomCBS), born in Washington D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Lillian "Lil" Green, American blues singer and songwriter ("Romance In The Dark"), dies at 39 [or 57, or 48 - year of birth disputed]
1954 Highlights

About April 14, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries