On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1954

Historical Events

  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO) opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Julio Fernandez, Cuban-American jazz guitarist (Spyro Gyra, 1984-present), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Michael P. Kube-McDowell, American sci-fi author (Enigma, Empery), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1954 Highlights

About August 29, 1954

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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