What Happened on December 1, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Nationalist China & US sign dike agreement
  • NY Yankees and Baltimore Orioles complete largest trade in MLB history as 17 players, including Don Larsen, Gene Woodling, Bob Turley change teams; first phase of transaction began November 18 and concludes today after the MLB draft

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Goen, TV host (Wheel of Fortune, Entertainment Tonight)

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Rose, American songwriter and music publishing executive, dies at 57