What Happened on August 6, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • WLAC (now WTVF) TV channel 5 in Nashville (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl C Perkins, (Rep-D-KY, 1984- )
  • Elma Miller, Canadian composer, born in Toronto
  • Paul Steigerwald, American sports announcer

Famous Deaths

  • Theo[by] Van Reijn, sculptor/drawer/lithograph, dies at 70 [or 8/10]