On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1954

Historical Events

  • Senator Eddie Yost draws his 100th walk for 5th year in a row

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestFrançois Hollande

François Hollande, 24th President of France (Socialist: 2012-17), born in Rouen, France

French President François Hollande
French President
François Hollande
  • Pat Metheny, American jazz and fusion guitarist ("As Wichita Falls, So Falls Wichita"), born in Lee's Summit, Missouri
  • Sam J. Jones [Samuel Gerald], American actor (Flash Gordon, Code Red), born in Chicago, Illinois
1954 Highlights

About August 12, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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