On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1954

Historical Events

  • "Sports Illustrated" magazine begins publishing
  • 200 pilgrims drown in Farahzad Iran rain storm flood

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJames Cameron

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

Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron

1954 Highlights

About August 16, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo