On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1954

Historical Events

  • At Massena, New York, the groundbreaking ceremony for the St. Lawrence Seaway is held.
  • Dutch Indonesian Union breaks up
  • Sir Gordon Richards retires as a jockey with record 4,870 wins

Famous Birthdays

  • Cameron Connor, Canadian WHA and NHL ice hockey forward, 1974-83 (Phoenix Roadrunners, Edmonton Oilers, and 3 other teams), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
1954 Highlights

About August 10, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo