What Happened on August 8, 1954

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Nigel Mansell, British auto racer (World F1 champion 1992, Indy Car 1993), born in Upton-upon-Severn, England

Famous Deaths

  • Gino Tagliapietra, Italian pianist and composer (Antologia di musica antica e moderna per pianoforte), dies at 67