On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1954

Historical Events

  • 200 pilgrims drown in Farahzad Iran rain storm flood
  • American brand management company Authentic Brands Group first publishes sports magazine "Sports Illustrated"

Famous Birthdays

James Cameron

James Cameron, Canadian film director and writer (Titanic, Avatar), born in Kapuskasing, Ontario

1954 Highlights

About August 16, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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