On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1954

Historical Events

  • WOAY TV channel 4 in Oak Hill-Beckley, WV (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Kulwicki, American auto racer and owner (NASCAR Winston Cup drivers' and owners' champion 1992), born in Greenfield, Wisconsin (d. 1993)
  • Eva Mattes, Austrian-German actress (Celeste, Man Like Eva), born in Tegernsee, Germany
  • Ib Andersen, Danish ballet dancer, born in Copenhagen
  • James Horan, American actor (General Hospital, Transformers Prime), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Steve MacLean, Canadian astronaut (STS 52), born in Ottawa, Ontario
1954 Highlights

About December 14, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius