On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1954

Historical Events

  • KVAL TV channel 13 in Eugene, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Stanley Cup Final, Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI: Detroit Red Wings beat Montreal Canadiens, 2-1 in OT for a 4-3 series victory

Famous Birthdays

  • Ellen Barkin, American actress (Big Easy, Sea of Love), born in The Bronx, New York
  • John Bowe, Australian racing driver, born in Devonport, Tasmania
1954 Highlights

About April 16, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries