On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1954

Historical Events

  • Albert Schweitzer receives Nobel Peace Prize

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Linus Pauling wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Chemist & Peace Activist Linus Pauling
Chemist & Peace Activist
Linus Pauling
  • Philadelphia Phillies purchase Connie Mack Stadium
  • USAF Lt Col John Stapp travels at 632 mph in a rocket sled at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico

Famous Birthdays

  • Geoff Deane, British pop singer (Modern Romance), born in London
  • Jack Hues, English musician (Wang Chung), born in Gillingham, Kent, England
1954 Highlights

About December 10, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius