On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1954

Historical Events

  • 1st VTOL (Vertical Take-off & Land) flown

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Peters, English footballer, born in Carshalton, London

Famous Deaths

Person of interestColette

Colette [Sidonie-Gabrielle], French novelist (Vagabonde), dies at 81

Novelist and Performer Colette
Novelist and Performer

1954 Highlights

About August 3, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo