What Happened on April 16, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • KVAL TV channel 13 in Eugene, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat Montreal Canadiens, 4 games to 3

Famous Birthdays

  • Ellen Barkin, actress (Big Easy, Sea of Love), born in The Bronx, New York
  • John Bowe, Australian racing driver