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 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