On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1954

Historical Events

  • 15th Venice Film Festival: "Romeo and Juliet" directed by Renato Castellani wins Golden Lion
  • Juan Manuel Fangio of Argentina clinches his second Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by winning Swiss Grand Prix at Bremgarten in a Maserati
  • WPTV TV channel 5 in Palm Beach, FL (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954 Highlights

About August 22, 1954

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo