On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1954

Historical Events

  • Achiel van Acker forms Belgian government
  • NBA adopts 24-second shot clock & 6 team-foul rule
  • US Senate Army-McCarthy televised hearings begin
  • USSR joins UNESCO

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Bottoms, American actor (Surfacing, Blind Date, Braker), born in Santa Barbara, California
1954 Highlights

About April 22, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus