On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1954

Historical Events

  • First flight of the C-130 Hercules transport aircraft.

Historic Event

President Getulio Vargas of Brazil resigns temporarily

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Busch, American actor, screenwriter, playwright and drag queen (The Tale of the Allergist's Wife), in Hartsdale, New York
1954 Highlights

About August 23, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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