On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1954

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Johnson, American guitarist, born in Austin, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Murray, American singer (Denver Nightengale), dies at 77
1954 Highlights

About August 17, 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