On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1954

Historical Events

  • BC Lions play franchise's first CFL game in Vancouver; lose to Saskatchewan Roughriders, 17-0
  • Hurricane Carol kills 68 on the US East Coast

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAlexander Lukashenko

Alexander Lukashenko, 1st and only President of Belarus, born in Kopys, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union

Dictator and 1st President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko
Dictator and 1st President of Belarus
Alexander Lukashenko
  • David Paymer, American actor (Love Mary, Mr Saturday Night), born in Oceanside, New York
  • Gerard Hadders, Dutch postage stamp designer (1991 children stamp), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
1954 Highlights

About August 30, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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