On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1954

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Skvortsov, Russian ice hockey left wing (Olympic gold 1984; World C'ship gold 1979, 81, 83), born in Gorky, Russia (d. 2020)
  • George Church, American geneticist and synthetic biologist, born in MacDill Air Force Base, Florida
1954 Highlights

About August 28, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Cara Mia - David Whitfield with the Mantovani Orchestra and Chorus