On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday

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