What Happened on August 23, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Getulio Vargas of Brazil resigns temporarily

President and Dictator of Brazil Getulio Vargas
President and Dictator of Brazil
Getulio Vargas

Famous Birthdays

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